A Parent’s Guide to Bouncemasters (App/Game)

Bouncemasters by Playgendary

Type: Action

Basic Plot/Idea: A love struck penguin gets help from his bat wielding friend to fly to the girl of his dreams.

Quality

Game Play: 4/5 Well Done: This game is a beautiful mixture of hilarious and cute. The player is a polar bear hitting a small penguin with a baseball bat (with his permission and encouragement) so that he can eventually get to the island of a girl penguin he likes. As you progress closer and closer to this island, you collect coins. Coins are then used to buy upgrades that increase how far you can hit your friend.

Graphics: 4/5 Well Done: Graphics are cartoon style, but detailed and adorable. They have a peppy, cheerful look and coloring that matches the theme of the game. The graphics also have variety, as the penguin travels to different lands, changing the background.

Music: 4/5 Well Done: Sound affects and music are just as happy as the graphics, as well as catchy., complete with cute penguin noises.

Overall: 4/5 Well Done: I definitely recommend this game to people of all ages. It’s cute, funny, and easy. I think anybody who can understand it would like it.

Moral Content

Official Rating: E

Sexual and Inappropriate Content: 1/5 Romance and Brief Crudity: A penguin is in love and has heart in his eyes eyes and around his body. The penguin he likes wears a coconut bikini top and winks at him. Penguins wiggle their bottoms, showing their cheeks.

Failing at a treasure has a poop symbol.

Violence: 1/5 Cartoon Violence: The penguin is consensually hit with a baseball bat to reach the island the other penguin is on. There are ninja penguins that punch the air.

Swearing and Using the Lord’s Name in Vain: 0/5 None

Emotional, Intense, and Disturbing Content: 0/5 None

Religious Issues: 0/5 None

Magic: 0/5 None

Others: The game has references to Bowmaster.

Overall: 1/5 All Ages Appropriate: Some parents may not like the brief crude themes or the fact that you are technically hitting a penguin with a bat, but overall it is appropriate for everybody.

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