A Bird Story

Game review by Carolyn Koh, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Short but emotionally powerful story told without words.

Linux, Mac, Windows 2014

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age 5+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 5+

Hard to Understand

I played through this game myself first in order to be able to help my 5-year-old son if he needed any help. I usually enjoy narrative games like this and have played many that tell stories without words, but at times, this one was confusing. If I as an adult cannot really figure out what is going on, then how is my 5-year-old, and how can I have a discussion with him about it?
age 2+

Beautiful, Heartwarming Game

There are too few games like this. Games that use interactivity to tell a story without words. I'm not sure there IS a single game quite like this. And that's a shame. It's a beautiful game full of innocence and love. It took me about 1 hour to complete it, but that hour is one of the most well-spent hours I've spent with any medium of entertainment. Very inspirational and quite endearing, this kind of game deserves to be played.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Easy to play/use

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