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The Tale of Despereaux
7.3 out of 10

The Tale of Despereaux

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Overall 8
Gameplay 6
Graphics 7
Sound 7

The Tale of Despereaux

Game Boyz
16 February 2010
  • Excerpt: Not too long ago I took my daughter to see the movie The Tale of Despereaux. It was a fun little movie with a heart warming story that sucked me in from the get go. In conjunction with the release of the movie Atari has released The Tale of Despereaux for the DS.
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Overall 8
Graphics 9
Sound 6
Control 9
Addiction 7

The Tale of Despereaux Review

Cheat Code Central
13 January 2010

Better than the console game, a fun side-scrolling puzzler.

Common Sense Media
15 October 2009
  • Summary: Parents need to know that this is a video game based on the movie The Tale of Despereaux. While it is a side-scrolling platform game with envionmental puzzles, it also has some combat, so if you are looking for a violence-free game, this isn't it.
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Expert Review

2 June 2015
  • Conclusion: The game will follow and extend the film's storyline in adventures spanning from the magical kitchen and colourful rooms of the castle to the dark dungeons of the rat lairs. An introductory training mode, mouse-centric unique abilities, upgradeable skills and objects, and a lot of courage, will help...
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Overall 6

The Tale Of Despereaux

Sofa Cinema
9 December 2009
Overall 7

Tale of Despereaux, The

20 January 2009
  • Conclusion: Десперо - так зовут главного героя игры, основывающейся на фильме, который в свою очередь базируется на произведении The Tale of Despereaux писательницы . Наш протагонист - мышь. Нет, не компьютерная, а самая что ни на есть настоящая (хотя и виртуальная).
  • Pros: качественный перевод; неплохой саундтрек.
  • Cons: скучный геймплей, неумело скопированный с Prince of Persia; строптивая камера плетёт интриги с враждебным интерфейсом; слабая графика; адская сложность.
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