Parents' Guide to

Transformers Universe

By Carolyn Koh, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Fast-paced robot war game has privacy issues.

Game Windows 2014
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Kids say: Not yet rated

Battles in Transformers Universe look like they take place on first-person-shooter maps. Characters fill roles such as tank, damage dealer, and healer, but all can be tuned to suit a player's style. By making and assisting in kills, players gain levels and can continue to tweak and improve their character's skill statistics. They also gain in-game currency, relics (to unlock new characters and items), and enercon (used to craft consumables such as in-game repair kits).

The game is fast-paced and frenetic, and casual players may get lost. The learning curve is steep; other players can even make your teammates look like enemies. Fortunately, you can't hurt your allies, and videos and player-made guides offer plenty of help. Still, watch out for "pick up groups" (PUGS), where you're trying to coordinate with strangers. Kids can be exposed to questionable language and may encounter players more concerned with their own points than with the team. But if they learn the nuances of the game, they'll have a great time with their friends.

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