Preteen girl looking at a cell phone with her parents

Personalized picks at your fingertips

Get the mobile app on iOS and Android

Parents' Guide to

Touchgrind BMX

By Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Master the controls, and you'll love trying out trick moves.

Touchgrind BMX Poster Image

A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this app.

Community Reviews

There aren't any parent reviews yet. Be the first to review this title.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say Not yet rated
Kids say (1 ):

The graphics and physics on TOUCHGRIND BMX are stunning and ingenious. It's a pleasure to play (as long as you figure out the way your fingers need to work to direct the bike) or watch. Kids who love to watch trick bike competitions on TV will especially like the ability to try out some of those moves, no safety gear, scrapes, or broken bones required. For younger kids, though, the finger motions -- even though it's just two fingers -- may require too much coordination to master.

A few small frustrations: At times, it appears that your bike should be able to choose a jump or a path that appears on the screen, but the game itself prevents players from choosing to diverge from the chosen path. And there's no place to practice, other than the tutorial. Also, you need a certain number of "adrenaline" points to unlock different courses, but players aren't allowed to preview what they are or practice what new skills they'll need to learn when they get there. As a result, one doesn't get any sort of idea about the structure of the upcoming levels (other than where they are on the globe) until its achieved, so it's hard to discern what is in these higher levels Overall, a beautiful game that will keep kids engaged time and again.

App Details

Did we miss something on diversity?

Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update.

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

See how we rate