Parents' Guide to

Shooty Fruity

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Amusing, super-fun VR shooter juices, pulps its targets.

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What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 9+

Based on 1 parent review

age 9+

geat hilarious game

the game is great not violent at all but i think you should not be exposing young children to guns

Is It Any Good?

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While it's not a mainstream title, this is one of the most fun VR experiences you can have, and at under $20, it's a steal. Combining a first-person shooter mechanic with a simulation like Job Simulator is a great idea to begin with, and then you layer in the ridiculous premise of genetically modified fruit coming alive, a sarcastic boss talking to you over the PA system, and many unlockable goodies, and it's a formula that just works. The controls are beyond accessible, including scanning items, aiming and shooting guns, and little things like biting the pin out of the hand grenade before tossing it or grabbing a piece of fruit that gets too close and then shooting it with your free hand. You must choose the weapon loadout before each level, so there's some strategy involved, too. It's worth mentioning that there's no motion sickness, since you're not moving around much.

It's nearly perfect, but there's a little repetition in the single-player gameplay over time, as well as in the one-liners by your boss (they really should have recorded more of these or played them less), but overall Shooty Fruity is a must-play game for anyone who likes VR. And because it's rated "Everyone 10+," it will no doubt make parents feel better about tweens playing a shooting game that's about decimating fruit rather than real people as in many other first-person action titles.

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