Parents' Guide to

LEGO Battles Ninjago

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Decent real-time strategy, different from most LEGO games.

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age 8+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 7+


Lego ningago has got to be the second worst game created for the DS, right behind nego ningago 2. At this point, reggie is sacred to release a 3rd, as fear of the criticslashing back against him. I would rate this gsme a 1/5. My autistic 18 year old was NOT satisfied with the content in this game. Not autism, OR kid friendly.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Easy to play/use
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 9+

This game is AWESOME!

This is a cool Ninjago game.The levels are awesome,it is easy to play,the CGI is fantastic,ect.Plus,this game is very addictive.Not as addictive any Angry Birds game though,but still addictive.Anyways,this one of the best games ever.I say you play it!

Is It Any Good?

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LEGO Battles Ninjago is relatively simple as real-time strategy games go, which is a good thing, considering the younger target audience for a LEGO game. At the same time, it may still be a bit more complex than fans of the more action-oriented LEGO games are looking for. But as long as players approach Ninjago with the right expectations, they can definitely have fun with it. Control-wise, it would be helpful if the distinction between tapping and swiping was a little more clear-cut. And "normal" difficulty could definitely use more health pick-ups to keep your characters from dying. But this is the type of game that gets easier, the more time you spend with it -- you'll need patience to learn the winning tactics and strategies.

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