Parents' Guide to

The Game of Life

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Iconic board game makes for fun family entertainment.

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This version of Life literally puts kids in the driver's seat as they chart their course over the virtual game board with the turn of the steering wheel. It's a fast-paced adventure that sees them racing the gas gauge to answer as many questions as they can before an empty tank ends their turn. The name of the game is teamwork, especially when it comes to the physical challenges like a tag-team burger assembly line, and it's obvious that the competitors are in it for fun more than anything else.

The Game of Life packs a lot of family themed enjoyment into its 30-minute runtime, and viewers can get more involved by taking the trivia tests along with the players. Hasbro's built-in product placement is unavoidable, but it can actually work to families' advantage by inspiring you to turn off the TV and gather around the table with an actual board game for a classic family game night instead.

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