Game review by Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 5+

One of the best downloadable puzzlers of the year.

Windows 2008

Parents say

age 3+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 2+

Based on 3 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 2+


The game Peggle as a whole is just ok, it’s very simplistic yet nothing outstanding. In fact, I’d say that this game is more akin to a mobile app game than anything else. (I’ve only played the PC and console versions of this game so my review is only directed at those versions.) The gameplay isn’t particularly gripping by today’s video game standards. But something just turns me off from this game and always has; I can’t quite place my finger on what, but I think it’s the art style. Even though the game is colorful, the way the game is designed and the way the characters and backgrounds are look is just not visually appealing, at least not to me. But ultimately this is a very safe and harmless game that parents don’t have to monitor for their kids. It would also be easy enough for kids as young as 2 or 3 to play. Although kids nowadays will probably find this game rather boring or underwhelming due to the vast amount of other video game options they have.

This title has:

Easy to play/use
age 2+

Best game ever!

It's so addicting I played it for hours at a time! It rocks!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Game Details

  • Platform: Windows
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: PopCap Games
  • Release date: August 5, 2008
  • Genre: Puzzle
  • ESRB rating: NR
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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