Excerpt: Mama has stepped out of the kitchen, and into the garden in Gardening Mama for the Nintendo DS. This franchise has been in the Top Ten listings since they were released. Majesco Entertainment completely understands what makes a good, fun, and quick game.
Summary: The more things change, the more they stay the same.
represents both a pleasant change and cozy familiarity for fans of the
series. While the format and gameplay is the same, there’s enough variation between the two to make this one interesting in its own right.
Pros: If you enjoyed, Cooking Mama, , this is right up your alley., Character design and extremely broken English are both endearing and too cute for words.
Cons: Lots of repetition – the same steps/mini-games pop up over and over as you raise different types of plants., Very poor, abstract instructions make some games far harder than they should be by any rational standard.
Excerpt: Gardening Mama Genre: Minigame Collection Developer: Cooking Mama Limited Publisher: Majesco Release Date: 03/31/2009 Hey! How the hell did Mama get out of the kitchen? I’m taking those chains I bought back to Home Depot for a refund. “Nev-R-Break”Â� my butt. Wait, what’s that?
Summary: Gardening Mama sees Mama heading into the great outdoors to turn an empty garden into a tranquil paradise. Green-fingered players use the touch-screen to dig holes, plant seeds, mix fertilizer and ultimately grow a range of fruits, flowers and vegetables.
Excerpt: By Alex Machuca For almost three years now, Majesco’s Cooking Mama series has given both DS and Wii gamers the chance to create a variety of exciting dishes while utilizing the respective system’s unique form of control.
Conclusion: Just like Cooking Mama saw players engaging in different stages of a recipe, Gardening Mama breaks the plant growing process up into small bite-size chunks of game play. The simple mini-games can be played by wannabe gardeners of all ages, as they grow increasingly more colourful and rare flowers.