Summary: If you are a serious pinball fan or what we are also called, a pinhead, I don't recommend this game for the Pinball Wizards. The storylines take up too much time and the player has to sit & wait before playing any serious pinball! It's a good game for the ages of 8-12yrs. old. I endedup giving this game to my mother because she's a casual pinball player. That's another thing I wanted to recommend this game for, the casual pinball players.
Summary: Flipper Critters was not the best idea for a game. It was amusing when I first played it, but then after 2 mins it got boring. I could not get past world 2 and ent up taking it back to the store. UNLESS YOU LIKE WASTING MONEY, DON'T BUY IT.
Summary: From the picture and other reviews I mistakenly thought this would be good for a young child. The story line may be engaging but it is a bit more complicated than it appears and actual pinball playing is very limited. Unless an adult wants to go through it step by step each time and assist a child i don't think it is good for kids too young and older kids may find it too juvenile. I should have done my homework on this one.
Summary: I recommend to see a selection of videos to see if you like it - search google for videos of this game. What I like: 1 - hypnotic music 2 - unusual things happen - the ball gets carried away by a bird... 3 - the ball rolls from one table to another to another with different sceneries - and even more tables to unlock. My personal judgement: Not for playing hours and hours each day - but a few minutes once a week - yes - fun for me - the best DS game I have tried so far.
Summary: If you're a very young child (or an easy-to-please person in your 40's), you might get some enjoyment out of this, but if you have any kind of desire for a descent pinball sim on the go then this is the wrong game. If that's what you're looking for, then you need instead. Flipper Critters initially impressed me with a vibrant, colorful art style backed up by a silky-smooth 3D graphics engine.
Summary: Flipper Critters makes the best use of each of the features of the DS all rolled into one exciting pinball game. Each level has plenty to do - you need to move the flippers, tap the screen and use the arrow keys. There are usually three pinball tables in each area/level and built-in arcade type mini games which aren't impossible to win! You get plenty of lives and there are lots of opportunites to gain new lives.
Excerpt: I really love pinball and it's one of those games that you can play without having to concentrate too hard - I mean it's just a matter of flipping a metal ball bearing around a table and not letting it go between your flippers and out of play - isn't it? Enter the bizarre world of Flipper Creatures!