Arise: A Simple Story

Game review by Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media
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age 10+

Touching poetic adventure explores time, age, and death.

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age 9+

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age 6+

Great game

It’s a brilliant game and extremely relaxing and it’s quite hard but no violence swearing or any bad things.

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Great role models
age 12+

Beautiful, enchanting and heartfelt expierence!

An amazing piece of art, I'd say! Positive outlook and message. Big themes like life, death, companionship and love. Very clever game mechanics of time manipulation. There are some scary elements too. In the chapter "Alone" the protagonist must face ominous crowds of shadow people, so for that one, I recommend parental assistance, as it could be too intense for a kid. Also, the story involves the loss of the child at birth. So there is also some heavy emotional themes.

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