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Cooking Mama 3: Shop & Chop
8.5 out of 10

Cooking Mama 3: Shop & Chop

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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 8
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Sound 6
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Control 6
6.0
Addiction 7
7.0

Cooking Mama 3: Shop & Chop

Nintendo World Report
30 November 2009
  • Summary: Mama is back and better than ever in her third portable cooking outing.
  • Pros: A wide variety of modes, Fun diversions such as the decorating and shopping modes, New gameplay wrinkles are added up until the end
  • Cons: Mama's voice is annoying, Some controls are tricky
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Cooking sim still fun, with new modes and 80 new recipes.

Common Sense Media
23 November 2009
  • Summary: Parents need to know that this latest collection of cooking-themed mini-games includes 80 brand new recipes. No prior knowledge of food or cooking is needed. Players who also have Gardening Mama can transfer ingredients to Cooking Mama 3 .
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Review: Cooking Mama 3: Shop and Chop (Nintendo DS)

Diehard GameFAN
20 November 2009
  • Summary: Cooking Mama 3: Shop and Chop is not only a great use of the DS hardware, but also just a darn good game in its own right. I can easily recommend it to anyone with a DS. If you’re a guy and you’re feeling put off by the fact that this is a cooking game or that it is clearly geared towards young...
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Kidzworld
19 November 2009
  • Excerpt: Cooking Mama 3: Shop & Chop, the latest in the Cooking Mama series, doesn’t necessarily mean you need to be a gourmet chef. Rather, it’s about how good you are at putting recipes together on time.
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Overall 7
7.0

NDS Review - 'Cooking Mama 3: Shop & Chop'

WorthPlaying
19 November 2009
  • Summary: Fresh from the harvest in Gardening Mama, Mama's heading back to her kitchen roots with all-new recipes, ingredient shopping, dish combinations and multiplayer cooking challenges. Explore your inner creative chef with everyone's favorite culinary cutie!
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Overall 7
7.0

Cooking Mama 3: Shop & Chop

GamesRadar
5 November 2009
  • Pros: Simple controls convey cooking, Interesting, foreign dishes, Mixing foods to create new ones
  • Cons: Shopping game is boring, Collecting for obsessive only, Not much to do other than cook
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Cooking Mama 3: Shop and Chop

Ready Up
11 December 2009
  • Summary: Cooking Mama 3: Shop and Chop sticks to its tried and trusted formula of mini-game fun with a good pick-up-and-play appeal. If you're looking for something short and sweet, then you won't be disappointed whether you're a newcomer to the series or an experienced virtual chef.
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Overall 6
6.2

Expert Review

Official Nintendo Magazine
12 November 2009
  • Excerpt: Cooking Mama was released three years ago. It offered 96 different recipes and saw you making meals by playing numerous different mini-games. It was fun. Cooking Mama 2 was released 18 months later. It offered 80 different recipes and saw you making meals by playing numerous different mini-games.
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Overall 4
4.0

Cooking Mama 3: Shop and Chop

FZ
2 December 2009
  • Summary: Spelvärldens svar på Mamma Scan är tillbaka, nu med shoppingsimulator. Är den tredje delen gott mos eller överkokt?
  • Pros: Lika käckt som Leila, Stundtals Jamie-underhållning
  • Cons: Shoppingläget är för verkligt, Inte mycket nytt
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Overall 6
6.0

Expert Review

GameTV
26 October 2009
  • Excerpt: Se você for voltar para a cozinha do DS, não espere muitas novidades em Cooking Mama 3: Shop & Chop . A mesma cozinheira sorridente está lá para te receber e ensinar a cozinhar algumas iguarias culinárias, com exceção aos pratos esquisitinhos.
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