A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this game.
Violence & Scariness
Players will assume the identity of dozens of cartoony demons and engage in lots of cartoony punching, kicking, stomping, and shooting, completely free of gore.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this game features the same kind of violence as TV cartoons: Silly creatures pummel, smash, freeze, burn, and electrocute each other. The game has nothing to do with spray painting or tagging; the title is a reference to the unique drawing feature. The game does allow players to express their creativity and draw their own 3-D-modelled creatures.
Is It Any Good?
Graffiti Kingdom overhauls both the gameplay and drawing dynamics of its predecessor with mixed results. The new drawing tool is particularly enjoyable. Unfortunately, that can't save the game's fighting dynamic: It's a button-masher. Whether battling demons in the Canvas Kingdom or fighting a friend's creation, players probably will end up wildly pushing buttons or employing one simple attack ad nauseam, tactics which quickly grow tedious.
The mediocrity of the gameplay parallels the mediocre presentation. The main adventure falls victim to predictable 3-D adventure pitfalls: bad camera controls and lackluster graphics. Add fun but repetitive music and it is hard to escape the impression that this game with a lot of promise suffers from a lack of vision or inspiration on the part of the developers. The game's saving grace is the monster drawing tool, a feature that should inspire visionary creations from gamers themselves.
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