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Merv Griffin's Crosswords

Not Rentable
GF Rating
4.4

90 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
1

Horrible

Boring

posted by Tenn036 (ERIN, TN) Jan 21, 2012

Member since Jan 2012

I found this game to be boring and not what the description described. Thank God I didn't purchase it.

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GF Rating
1

Horrible

Stick to the Sunday Paper

posted by scootdag (ROHNERT PARK, CA) Dec 1, 2008

Member since Mar 2008

3 out of 4 gamers (75%) found this review helpful

Stay away from this one. Wow, within the first five minutes of turning on my Wii I was falling asleep with pure boredom. Horrible graphics and stale animations are only the tip of this horrible gaming experience.
Being a fan of the actual show I was looking forward to playing this game. The main part of the game is pretty true to the tv show. However, once you are pushed into the "spoiler" spot it is hard to get out as the computer usually can buzz in before you even finish reading the clues. The graphics are also sub-par, Every character looks basically the same, and there is hardly any animation in the entire game.
The control is pretty basic and works well enough. However, using the remote to input every letter gets tedious quickly. Is it just me or is everyone else getting tired of using the highly intuitive wii remote to do things better suited for a traditional controller.
On the up side the puzzles are pretty good, for the most part. However, within ten minutes of playing I had already put the game back in the sleve and dropped it in the mail box. Not worth a rent, but especially stay away from purchasing this game.

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GF Rating
2

Really Bad

Not fun to play if you don't do crossword puzzles

posted by gavnone (SEATTLE, WA) Dec 17, 2009

Member since Oct 2009

I rented this game thinking that it would be fun to play - needless to say, I was mistaken. Since I don't do crossword puzzles, I found this game to be extremely difficult even on the "easy" setting. While I'm sure that people who do crossword puzzles will find this a wonderful game, people who are not used to those types of puzzles will probably find this game quite frustrating.

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