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Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Mission-based aerial combat game with fighting birds.

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age 10+

Based on 1 parent review

age 10+

Good but difficult

The game is very good with a variety of options. It is built more arcade style so you are not locked into one particular story line. My stepson is younger than the rating suggestions but since he was obsessed with the movie and was already good at video games we decided to try it. The content and concepts were good but the controls can be rather difficult at times. My husband and I struggled to complete some of the levels ourselves even though we play a variety of games. If you are looking for something complex or you are very good with controls then it could definitely be the game for you.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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You don't have to be well-versed in the epic lore of the books (or even to have seen the movie) in order to enjoy the game, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole. The lush, beautiful landscapes are really something special to look at (especially on the HD consoles) and the controls have a nice pick-up-and-play feel to them. The aerial dog-- er, birdfights are a blast to play. The actual attacks look pretty vicious and could definitely frighten little kids, but they're also quite exciting. There are a ton of different missions to work your way through, which together with the free-roam exploration aspect, adds up to many hours of unique gameplay. If you're a fan of air combat games, and think it would be interesting to swap your planes for birds, you can probably have a great time with the Guardians.

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