Parents' Guide to

Spare Parts

By Michael Lafferty, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Minor violence in robot combat game; can play co-op.

Game PlayStation 3 , Xbox 360 2011
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Spare Parts is a visual treat, and the action is fast and furious. The levels are well designed, though relatively short, and the overall mechanics should be familiar to anyone that has played a platforming game before. The game begins as a single-player effort and then expands into cooperative play, both offline and online. The online was enjoyable, though several levels played were lost due to disconnects by the host. The narrator speaks in a tone that suggests the game was made for kids. There is really nothing innovative or fresh in this game; still, it is fast paced, looks very nice, and is particularly entertaining in its cooperative mode.

Online interaction: Cooperative gameplay is available, online or offline. During online portion, players can get into a quick level with a player chosen at random or manage invites. There is no direct communication between the players within the game.

Game Details

  • Platforms: PlayStation 3 , Xbox 360
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Release date: January 19, 2011
  • Genre: Arcade
  • ESRB rating: E10+ for Animated Blood, Mild Fantasy Violence
  • Last updated: August 30, 2016

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