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GF Rating
5.6

632 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
4

Weak

Seriously? That's it?

posted by Ravenna (TUCSON, AZ) Nov 10, 2009

Member since Nov 2009

17 out of 20 gamers (85%) found this review helpful

I like cooking games. I was looking forward to this one, especially as I can't cook in real life, and it was supposed to teach a few things. Where to start? The gameplay is just ok. Mainly, it's just way too easy and way too SHORT. The controls are unpredictable, especially when pouring liquids, but in many of the tasks you can just shake the wiimote and nunchuk as fast as possible at the same time and get a perfect score, no matter if you should be chopping, slicing, peeling, scrubbing, grating, turning, etc. Glad I didn't buy this one. There are only 12 meals total you can make. I kept thinking more would be unlocked, but no, just 12. I went ahead and got a gold medal on every single meal to see if that would do anything. Besides getting a short congratulatory message, that was it. Didn't feel like I learned much, which was supposedly one of the selling points of this game. There is some good information, but not presented in a way that will make you remember any of it. The recipes don't have the measurements (i.e. 1 tsp, etc), so you can't accurately recreate them in real life. Very one dimensional, beat it in a few hours. I suggest the game Order Up! if you want a fun, multitasking, more controller creative cooking game. It's short as well, but you don't end up with that empty "are you serious? That's it?" feeling that you do with this one.

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

FoodNetwork Cook or be cooked

posted by dgunter07 (HOPE MILLS, NC) Feb 6, 2010

Member since Feb 2010

4 out of 9 gamers (44%) found this review helpful

Its a great game, once you get use to the tools and know how, its fun, me and the family enjoy it, you challange your self in this game.

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GF Rating
2

Really Bad

cook or be cooked

posted by popgirl (BATESVILLE, MS) Nov 26, 2009

Member since Nov 2009

2 out of 7 gamers (29%) found this review helpful

ok for 8-12 year olds but boring for those wo want to really want to learn to cook through a game

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