This game is rated PEGI 12
Our review includes potentially triggering words:
Bullying and Magic.
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Posted: 2 years ago, last updated 5 weeks ago.
Concrete Genie includes two optional VR modes. VR Experience is a quest to unlock a mysterious power, follow a genie while painting in a new way. VR Free Paint invites you to explore the town and paint with unlocked brushes.
There’s a power in this game. It presents a difficult situation – bullying, sadness, loss – in a gentle way that creates space to be hopeful and allows the emotions to be engaged.
Rated for younger players in the US. Rated ESRB EVERYONE 10+ for Fantasy Violence. Some creatures are shown chasing/menacing human characters as they flee in terror. Players must remove the “darkness” from these monsters by striking them with the magic brush, while also dodging the monsters' lunging attacks. Cutscenes sometimes depict bullies harassing and shoving Ash to the ground.
8+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Still, it's important for parents and guardians to consider the maturity required to process the game content. The themes of bullying and other kids being mean make this more suited for slightly older children. You need to enjoy being creative and taking time with the drawn sections of the game. There is also quite a bit of puzzle solving that you need to keep going with even when you seem stuck.
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