If you have kids then you are probably familiar with all things Playstation.

We are actually quite new to the gaming world having only introduced a PS4 to the household late last year. But at the age of 9 and 7, my boys had waited patiently enough and it turned out to be a great incentive for some pretty impressive academic performance at school, so they earned themselves a console.

But I’m still one of those mean conservative mums who strictly polices game time and the type of games allowed.

When I heard about Tearaway Unfolded, I have to admit I was curious. I really like the award-winning LittleBigPlanet for my boys and this is from the same creators. But personally, I think this is better. The Tearaway Unfolded 3D animated world comprises three short stories, which intertwine into one larger narrative. Through this, the kids and their messenger friend are guided by two (mostly) wise and playful characters, the Green Man and the Fortune Teller, on their quest to hear new tales.

As they travel together [just like buddies] they uncover a magical dimension inspired by half-forgotten stories and folklore to help out new friends and encounter dangerous challenges. It’s pretty impressive!

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It ticked all MY boxes in terms of creativity, interactivity and the G rating. PLUS I loved that as they play, they can bring little bits of the incredible fantasy world back into the real world with them as they collect papercraft plans from the 60 models available. Then they can create the creatures, treasures and surrounding of Tearaway Unfolded from paper into the real world.

But ultimately I know I’m not the target market!

So I handed it over to the gamers of the house who were RAPT because they were allowed screen time on a school night.

And this is their review:

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Ok, so now that you have played Tearaway can you tell us what the aim of the game is?

Stefan (8): “Well it’s about this messenger and he has to defeat Scraps and Scraps makes all of the plants into newspaper. Then you have to press a button and use it to make the newspaper disappear.”

Nathan (10): “Everything is made out of paper and there’s a rip in the sky and what your aim is to go up to the sky crack and go through it to the deliver the message to the world of the Yous. The Yous are the humans.”

Is it a cool world?

“Yes!”

Was it easy to set up?

’50/50″ (they actually used that term!)

How do you think it compares to LittleBigPlanet?

Stefan: “Definitely better”

Nathan: “I think it is a tough one but I think LittleBigPlanet is a bit better because this is a single user game which makes a bit of a difference. We also didn’t use PSN because we haven’t networked our PS4 and it would’ve helped if we had used PSN and used the app as well.”

What would be your favourite features?

Stefan: Taking pictures

Nathan: Taking pictures. Being able to customise your character.

How would you rate it out of 5?

Stefan: 5

Nathan: 3. There was no proper fighting and the controls were very sensitive.

Mum: 5. I like it!

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111 Comments

  1. I’d love to win for my daughter, she loves mindful games that allow you to create and be challenged, she would really enjoy this!…

  2. Flutterbymum Reply

    Looks like a fun, creative game to engage any child’s imagination. Would be awesome to win for my boys.

  3. Richard Harrison Reply

    I’d love to say it’d be for my seven year old but I’d get frustrated watching him and sneak out after bedtime to play it alone

  4. Sarah Beck Reply

    My 10yr old son would love this game! And it will be a nice break from Minecraft lol

  5. Scott Crumlin Reply

    Fro a little ‘Tearaway’ called Zack who’d really get in to this!

  6. The boys in my family, two generations of boys who love to play and learn!

  7. Linda Luczak Reply

    Would love to win for Christmas for my 2 tearaways aged 8 and 16.

  8. I would love to win Tearaway Unfolded for my nephew who is 8, loves anything PlayStation and this game looks fun and interesting for him

  9. my son he has been really well behaved lately and deserves a reward!

  10. christine morris Reply

    Hi there, i would love to win this for my Grandson, he loves playing Playstation with his Dad, i love to see them spending time together, Thanks for the chance 🙂

  11. Lisa Loizou Reply

    For my son Nicholas. He thinks it looks like a really fun game to play

  12. I’d love to win for my son, looks like fun and interesting adventure, something he would definitely enjoy!! 🙂

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    my boys aged 10 and 6 would love this in their santa sack!!

  14. renae donohue Reply

    my partner.. he is a kid at heart and i think he’d love it lol

  15. Sharon Trim Reply

    I would like to win this for my little brother – he’s a big kid and I love him

  16. Husband and the kids will love this… and I’ll get some quiet time while they play.

  17. My son would love this new game to play, he’s loves to play against his friends.

  18. Julie Hodsman Reply

    We have a Wii that is quite old and the kids have not test used it very much (once but they are only just 3 and 5). Would be great to update our games for when they are ready.

  19. This looks quite fun. I’m sure my younger brother would love it. He’s 8 and loves gaming

  20. Shu-Ching Chang(Sonia) Reply

    My two special needs do not have friends and they love to play games together. This is why I bought a Playstation 3 for them. This new PS4 Tearaway Unfolded would bring a lot of excitement for them. I would write a beautiful review.

  21. It would keep my daughter amused for hours, and me too probably so we could run the rule over this game between us

  22. Barbara Fehmel Reply

    my Granddaughter would love to have this for Christmas. She is such a keen player.

  23. Maree Gray Reply

    My nephew would love this – he is obsessed with his PS4 games

  24. Nicole Williams Reply

    My son Ethan as he just got a PS4 for his 7th Birthday and a new game would be fantastic

  25. The great-grandkids would love this game. They’re always keen to have something new.

  26. Dawn Taylor Reply

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  27. Louise Patterson Reply

    I’d love to win this for my 10 year old daughter. The idea of being able to create thing, in real life, from the game, sounds perfectly delightful for her.

  28. Ying Ying TAN Reply

    My god-son LOVES his play station and would be ecstatic to receive this for his Christmas present this year!

  29. Jenny Woods Reply

    Would love to win Tearaway Unfolded for my great grandkids. Love the fact that the game is G rated & encourages them to use their imagination.

  30. Andieharrie Reply

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  31. love to win this for my kids! love to see them play a fun game together

  32. Karina Lee Reply

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  33. MY LITTLE ONES WOULD LOVE THIS IM SURE DAD WOULD BE PLAYING TOO

  34. Connie Christensen Reply

    id like this for myself i dont remember when i last bought a game

  35. The boy next door – he lives with his grandmother and doesn’t have much.

  36. Id love to win for my son who is avidly collecting and playing these games

  37. Shu-Ching Chang Reply

    My two kids would love this amazing game . Thank you. Have wounderful weekend.

  38. kathy clark Reply

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  39. My 10 yo daughter loves these type of games (and so does my 19yo son) but as its so close to Christmas if I won it I’d make them wait

  40. I can’t recommend this game highly enough, regardless of age, gender, player experience, etc.

  41. Andrew McKeown Reply

    This is definitely one the whole family would love to play together

  42. Shu-Ching Chang (Sonia) Reply

    Tear away Unfolded would be a game to bring a lot of joys and excitements in to my family.Thank you.

  43. Rebecca Yangzon Reply

    A game the whole family will enjoy together with cool quirky characters great for cognitive and motor skills too, whilst totally enjoying a fun game

  44. This would be perfect for my two ‘Tearaway’ Grandsons, my two youngest who live so far from me with their Mum and Dad, I am in Melb and they are in Cairns!! this playstation game is right up their alley.

  45. Sarah mary Reply

    Tearaway unfolded sounds like the perfect outlet for kids to celebrate their creativity, with in game interactions there’s certainly a lot of fun and good positive energy

  46. Belinda Mouk Reply

    My nephews who are 8 and 9 would enjoy the interaction and awesome visual qualities.

  47. Melissa Kagie Reply

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  48. Pamela Singleton Reply

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  49. For my nephew Riley, he loves Little Big Planet, so he would love this 🙂

  50. Shu-Ching Chang(Sonia) Reply

    Tearaway Unfolded is make a lot of laughing and happiness into our family, especially my two kids.

  51. My Mr 14 has Aspergers and I think he would love it. Right up his alley. 😉

  52. Brooke Parker Reply

    For everyone that want to play it. It looks like a good game.

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  54. Lauren Barnes Reply

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  55. Bec Cronin Reply

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  56. Wendy Hatton Reply

    My grandson Jacob would love this. He has an ASD and finds games relaxing when other stuff gets too much for him. It is also something he is good at so gains a sense of achievement.

  57. My eldest daughter is a PS4 game fanatic and this would be perfect for her for Christmas. She already has so many things relative to gaming that this would be perfect to add to her collection.

  58. I think my 7yr old will love this as we are just about to buy our first Playstation and this would be a great first game

  59. Charl Lowther Reply

    My 8 year old daughter would love this! She enjoys making things and loves playing games. This sounds like lots of fun 🙂

  60. My little tiger, Master 8, is who I want this for. I love that with the graphics you see the paper and that I’ll be able to link some crafting/making with it to get him hooked and away from the screen for a while as well.

  61. blackwidow63 Reply

    my granddaughter as she likes to think she is a gaming expert

  62. I’d give it to my kids. They don’t know it but they are getting a PS4 for Christmas. One big present for the whole family!

  63. Shu-Ching Chang Reply

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  65. Nicolle De Morton Hollis Reply

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  66. Valerie Wee Reply

    Everyone would love to play this game especially my hubby.

  67. Justine Hordyk Reply

    Id love to win this game for my self love these games keeps me entertained for hours big fan of little big planet as well im just a big kid

  68. Shu-Ching Chang Reply

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  69. I’d love to win this for my entire family – family game nights are so fun!

  70. I’d love this for my daughter as my teen son tends to jog the PS4 & I’d love to get them off minecraft for a while. Other than Little Big Planet it’s all she plays.

  71. Shu-Ching Chang Reply

    It is a great time to win this game for my two kids. Thank you

  72. My TEARAWAY son, Master 5 to play with his little gaming friends.. a game of his very own.. not just borrowing his big Brother’s.

  73. SCOTT BRUNSKILL Reply

    I am a grandfather of 9, from 3 months through to 17 years….the ones in between would all love this at Pop’s place when thedy visit and play his PS4

  74. Shu-Ching Chang Reply

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  75. My sons. Their fun, funny, amazingly well behaved?? not sure where they learnt that? the eldest got a maths award, science award and 2 awards for good behaviour and he’s just a yr2. My youngest is my emotional ball of muscle and he loves me to bits so I’d love to win this for them.

  76. Shu-Ching Chang Reply

    It is a beautiful prize for everyone, my kids love this game. Thanks

  77. Shu-Ching Chang Reply

    Thank you sharing this beautiful prize with us, I hope that I win this game for my kids .

  78. disqus_Yr8j2w4cvx Reply

    id love to give the chance to my toddler to discover these as I think it is great with fine motor skill development and takes them off your hands just for a bit 😉

  79. Natasha and Cooper would have so much fun with this and I know I will too

  80. I’d love to win this for my niece, all my other cousins have the latest and greatest stuff, but she always misses out, this would be awesome for her.

  81. Shu-Ching Chang Reply

    It is a game to keep my kids occupied for hours.Thank you.

  82. humptydumpedme Reply

    I would so love to give this to my son and daughter,they love this title as do I 🙂

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