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By David Wolinsky, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Surreal strategy, first-person shooter has mild violence.

Game Linux, Mac, Windows, Xbox One 2016
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 7 parent reviews

age 12+

Great game, BUT...there are parts that are disturbing

This game is really challenging and fun. There are few parts that is very disturbing as a parent. To continue through a couple of levels you have to shoot yourself, or jump off a building...then at the end of the game you end up shooting yourself again. As a parent, I did not like to see this in the game and even my son thought it was disturbing. The only other critique is that the game is super short. Not worth $25.

This title has:

Too much violence
age 15+

Suicidal Challenge early on

My son came to me early on and said there is a part where I have to “dispose of my own body with a gun”. Not a good game for a child that has struggled with depression.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (7):
Kids say (41):

This adventure is such a strange, enticing, and exciting blend of the first-person shooter genre with the sort of strategic thinking inherent in chess, yet it's so simple that it's surprising how quickly it becomes second nature. It's also no surprise that it's difficult to stop after you start playing. Forgoing big, long levels, the game centers on a series of disconnected altercations and set pieces where you must survive and vanquish all the enemies who spawn and come after you. If you take a single hit at all, it's game over and you'll have to try again. This sounds like it might get frustrating, and it does occasionally, but the game is never impossible -- just extremely challenging.

It all hinges on the fact that nothing moves until you do. That means even if you see enemies coming at you with guns drawn and blasting, you will see the bullets very clearly and can move out of the way. That also makes your enemies tougher to defeat, as they will be doing the same with your actions. It's a constant game of chicken, but one that never wears out its welcome, whether it's a brutal fight in an elevator or you storming into a boardroom through a lobby to be the last one standing. The core doesn't change much, but it finds so many different facets to make it fun and exciting, making the whole thing tough to put down and stop.

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