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GF Rating
6.1

1246 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
3

Bad

baby game

posted by EmbryonicG (BRONX, NY) Aug 25, 2009

Member since Oct 2007

I knew this was another lame disney pixar game but had no idea how broken and annoying it could get. You lose you go way back to the first checkpoint. LAME

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GF Rating
4

Weak

Dissapointed

posted by sandra2466 (MANGUM, OK) Sep 23, 2009

Member since Sep 2009

I was very dissapointed with this game. My 7 year old couldn't grasp the concept and the objectives but that could also be from not playing a whole lot of games. I was immediately bored with it. The graphics were great though.

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GF Rating
4

Weak

Cute game, poor menu system

posted by Bilestoad (HUMBLE, TX) Sep 13, 2009

Member since Sep 2009

I enjoyed the mechanics of the game, well enough. Most levels are pretty simple, but fun to play.

What made me lower the score was that the main menu's behavior is simply inexcusable in a modern title. Regardless if you've started up a game or not, the game defaults to "New Game". If you happen to click on new game, it is VERY easy to accident overwrite an existing saved game. I was about 80% through the game and this happened to me. There was no "Are you sure you want to save over this slot" type message. So with one bad selection, I wiped out my saved state and was stuck starting over from the beginning. Or, in my case, just returning the game and not finishing it.

Especially when the game is marketed towards a younger audience, that sort of shoddy menu system is mind boggling.

My recommendation would be to make sure you save your primary game in a lower slot, so you don't accidently overwrite it.

Very poor design in this day and age.

If the menu system was better designed, the actual game was cute and fun. My 6 month of daughter enjoyed watching me play it too.

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