Excerpt: My first born son and I were discussing WarioWare games, and it dawned on me that Family Friendly Gaming had not reviewed WarioWare D.I.Y. as of yet. So I purchased a copy, and started to play it. WarioWare D.I.Y. follows the Nintendo model of recent years flawlessly. Play the game a little bit each and every single day. WarioWare D.I.Y. adds new stuff for the player for many days. This Nintendo DS game contains microgames.
Powerful design tool teaches kids how to make games, comics.
Common Sense Media
4 July 2010
Summary: Parents need to know that WarioWare: D.I.Y. lets players create their own micro-games, music, and comics and share them with others. There are dozens of pre-existing games on the game card, and some of them display mild cartoon violence (smacking bunnies whack-a-mole style, fighters punching each other) as well as lewd behavior, such as a finger picking a giant nose.
Excerpt: Thanks to the success of the WarioWare series, micro-games have become a subgenre of sorts in recent years. Lasting around three seconds and featuring low-fidelity visuals, micro-games—which are smaller than mini-games—symbolically feel like a well earned fuck-you to the industry’s obsession with big, bloated games and high-definition graphics. The “D.I.Y.” in WarioWare: D.I.Y.
Conclusion: Great fun if you have the time to create your own games and then share it with the world. The bonus is that there are over 30 fun mini games already included and more from the online WarioWare D.I.Y. Showcase for you to play as well.
Excerpt: As gamers, we’re passionate about play. Though many of us yearn to express our own creative ideas, game-making tools can be intimidating, to say the least. Nintendo has now put together a package that lowers the bar of entry for game creation, whilst simultaneously offering a fun experience many folks are already well familiar with. WarioWare D.I.Y.