Blur

Game review by Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Frantic racer with plenty of cartoon violence and open chat.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 12 reviews

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age 10+

The best racer that answers the need for a Mario Kart on other consoles.

Much like the title states, this is a more 'realistic' racer that takes notes from a Mario Kart racer with weapons to pick up along the way and allows 4 player split screen or online racing which is VERY rare and highly neglected feature. The realism is offset by the arcade style execution and forgiving in instances of crashing or missing a drift around a corner and careening off the road, causing you to instantly respawn into the race. Although not as 'cheeky' and cute as a cart style game, the balance between the realistic tracks with often multiple routes and the huge variety of cars to choose provides a refreshing addition and change from the norm making this game it's own thing while still keeping the fun factor of a cart like game in tact. This is a very well executed ride with smooth controls and multiple vehicle types to fit your play style and drift /speed tolerances. In multiplayer mode everything is unlocked from the get go, so you are not bogged down with completing tasks and missions before you can get into the game. There is a story driven game mode, but this is completely optional for varietys' sake. Along with arena battles and multiplayer customization options, there's really no reason NOT to like this game if you are looking for a multiplayer racer, even with the option of disabling weapons if you like, making this title more versatile that any other arcade style racer to date. Highly recommended from an owner of both Mario Kart and Forza Horizon 3. Best of both worlds. For parents there is some mild language but not pervasive enough to be annoying and not frequent, but it IS a consideration for very young players.
age 12+

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For kids who love Racing games

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