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.
posted by allisean05 (SOMERVILLE, MA) Apr 17, 2009
Member since Jan 2008
gamers (50%) found this review helpful
This game was ok for my wife and I. We both love word games, however some of the clues were really har to figure out. It plays just like the gameshow spoilers and all.
I would totaly recommend this game to anyone who loves the Newspapers Crosswords.