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Common Sense Media says

Pretty side-scroller has mild but frequent violence.

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Parent Written byQuicksandsurfer October 3, 2012
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10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING

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.
What other families should know
Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Teen, 13 years old Written byKai Wu September 25, 2013
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9
QUALITY
 

GOOD GAME WITH CUTE BUNNY GENOCIDE

It's a really good game but in the story has references of genocide in one part of the story you kill the supposed last of a race
What other families should know
Great role models
Too much violence