In a Nutshell
The app is about to cut geometric bodies in two equal parts.
"Slice it" is a game in which it comes to different characters with an attempt to divide into two halves. The difficulty increases with each level and requires concentration and logical thinking.
The app is a game of skill and requires geometric imagination. Each level offers new challenges, to cut the figures into two equal halves. A meaningful game for children to promote their logical and mathematical thinking. However, the higher levels are not suitable for children aged four years and the constant advertising is very annoying.
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Age of Target-Group
The game has been released from the age of 4+.
Developer: Com2uS USA, Inc.
Release Date: 11.01.2013
Reviewed Version: 1.8.2
Software Requirements: Die App ist kompatibel mit iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3. Generation), iPod touch (4. Generation), iPod touch (5. Generation) und iPad. Erfordert iOS 4.3 oder neuer.
Plattform(s): Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
Price: The app is free to get, but there are also paid versions.
Language(s): The game supports English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, 日本语 and 한글
- Strategy, Learn; Quiz; Puzzle”
Technology, Math, Geometry, Strategy;
- Subjects: Natural siences/ Math- Geometry
- School Types: Primary / Secondary
Special Needs Hintergrund
The app requires mathematical and geometrical thinking and is therefore not suitable for children with Special Needs. Also, with increasing levels of difficulty might make the game too hard.
Taregt Group and Age-AppropriatenessHintergrund
The contents of the game are safe and therefore the rating is appropriate. However, the app is designed cluttered and confusing and could overwhelm children to use. As a target group children and adults can be found.
The app is easy to find next to other versions in the App store and can be downloaded for free. However, it is confusing and has a confusing structure. The difficulty is not appropriate for children at the age of four .
The app alludes to no specific gender and constitutes no gender-specific figures or protagonists. Even the music and the colors are gender neutral.
The app also provides a Help button and initially leads into a tutorial how to play the game. Operation of the app is complicated because the many symbols have negative influence on the orientation. The app focuses on geometric and mathematical learning and encourages logical thinking.
Social Media Hintergrund
The app refers to other social media such as facebook and twitter. when installing the app the age is not checked and the user has no precise insight on what data the app can access. The webdesign is designed crowded and colorful.
Commercial Elements Hintergrund
The app is loaded with flashing advertising and displays. Because of the many symbols in the game, the player is easy to get confused and buy other games in the App store. Constantly changing ads are very annoying and confusing when playing the app.
Because of the complexity and the changing advertising, there can be no assurance that content in the app show up that are not age appropriate. Advertising is not clearly separated from the content of the app. Children can thus easily reach sites that are not age appropriate.
The app does not seem trustworthy. The complexity and many ads make it difficult to use. The manufacturer's contact information is also not directly visible. Another striking symbol takes to purchase additional products.
The app does not check the age of the user and does not indicate whether data are forwarded to a third party. The app is not transparent and is difficult to control. When you click on ads, the child can easily get to the purchase of promotional items.
The app does not have a wow factor. It fosters mathematical thinking, and can introduce children to the playful geometry, but higher levels are much too sophisticated for children aged four years. Even the annoying advertising and flashing symbols are extremely disturbing.