Dust: An Elysian Tale

Game review by Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Pretty side-scroller has mild but frequent violence.

Xbox 360 2012

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 10+

Give this gem a chance

I agree with the reviewer on most accounts, but not entirely. I played the game through to the end, and found the story had a very positive message about the protagonist. Without spoiling the game, what you learn of Dust, his journey and his personal conflict and the choices he makes at the end, really project a positive role model. At the very end, the story ties together nicely and if anything, is a gem offering children how important choices are, and doing good and helping others is. I shed a few tears at the end, it moved me so ... adults should play this game, too. It has a simple but heartfelt lesson at it's core.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence

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