Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is As the year comes to a close, gamers will look fondly on the months of gaming gone by and shed a tear for all the happy hours spent playing their favourite AAA titles. As a reviewer, my tears are shed for the hours I’ve spent reviewing some fantastic games as well as those games which you almost know are going to be awful.
Excerpt: Dreamworks has had a solid line-up of animated movies as of late, enough to compete with the big boys at Pixar. But, unfortunately, those successes don't translate into the videogame world. While Kung-Fu Panda turned out to be a surprisingly decent game, Madagascar 2 is quite the opposite, as it's filled with redundant and juvenile tasks that even my eight year old cousin thought were boring. But, to his credit, he is extremely smart for his age.
Summary: Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe and Gloria the Hippo are still stranded on Madagascar and attempt to leave. Unfortunately, their plane makes an emergency landing in the wilderness of Africa, where Alex meets the rest of his family and has trouble communicating with them after much of his time at the Central Park Zoo.
Summary: Do you know who the Krypto The Superdog is? Can you name all the members of McFly? Was your Christmas list peppered with Bakugan merchandise? If these questions mean anything to you, you’re definitely too old for Escape 2 Africa. As a kid-friendly spin-off from the new Dreamworks movie, this fast-moving collection of minigames is a fine digital babysitter, the brisk pace, wide variety of challenges and retina-sizzling colours appealing directly to youngsters with the...
Summary: Trattandosi di un prodotto chiaramente dedicato ai più piccoli e a chi non ha mai visto un pad in vita sua si può facilmente sorvolare sul bonario livello di difficoltà e la curva d’apprendimento inconsistente, tuttavia non si può giustificare un’esperienza ludica così slegata e superficiale mossa solo dal carisma dei protagonisti, condita da errori e deficienze tecniche che in prossimità del 2009 sono assolutamente impresentabili.
Excerpt: En af de gyldne regler i spilbranchen er, at efter en stor Hollywood-produktion har hittet i biograferne, skal der mindst udkomme et og gerne flere spil til mange platforme, der baserer sig på filmen. Disse licens-baserede udgivelser har haft og har stadig en tendens til at være 3D action adventures, der løst baserer sig på figurerne og scenerne fra filmen – til trods for enkelte smarte gimmicks er det netop sådan et spil Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa er.