Parents' Guide to

Stick It to the Man

By Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Funny, bizarre adventure appeals to teen cynics and beyond.

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

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 1 parent review

age 10+

i give it a 5 out of 5 the game is sweet and is good for what you or paying for .

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

If there's another game to which Stick it to the Man can be properly compared, we haven't seen it. Its two-dimensional paper world is reminiscent of games like LittleBigPlanet, and its peculiar contextual puzzles requiring unusual solutions to bizarre problems bring to mind Scribblenauts. But its primary mechanic -- rubbing people's brains like magic lamps to make them reveal their secrets -- is all its own and gives the game a thoroughly unique vibe.

Since much of the game is spent listening to the spoken dialogue of the characters' whose minds Ray reads, this curious concept would have collapsed without good writing and some legitimately funny jokes. Happily, Stick it to the Man delivers on both counts, offering up a steady stream of laugh-out-loud lines. The humor probably won't be not be to all tastes (expect quirky quips about the proper usage of irregular verbs and electroshock therapy), but if you can find the funny in reading the thoughts of Jim Henson's preserved brain, you'll probably have a lot of fun playing this obstinately uncategorizable little game.

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