Excerpt: Toy Story 3: The Videogame is one of the best examples of movie tie-in games I've seen in a long time. Not only does it do a good job of retelling the movie (and adding a bit more to the story), but it also offers up enough unique elements to make it stand out on its own.
Excerpt: Who wouldn’t want to rule their own country? A nation’s resources at your disposal, an army at your beck and call, and a world around you ripe for domination. Okay, that may be a slightly maniacal take on the details of governing a nation state but as it’s the situation presented to us in Supreme...
Conclusion: Of course, if you're a killjoy and break down all those constituent parts of Toy Story 3 , they don't really add up to anything that breaks any particular mould in terms of children's entertainment or gaming in general.
Excerpt: Kids games are generally about as well made as the cheap action figures I used to get from the local market - the ones that looked like the real deal, but more often than not didn't have movable joints and fell apart within a week. Toy Story 3 bucks the trend.
Conclusion: create its story. The cut scenes are done extremely well and all the characters look and sound like there movie counterparts . While the story itself may not appeal to older gamers, you can certainly see that a lot of care went into the presentation to make it look and sound authentic.
Excerpt: When you begin, you’ll be introduced to the Wild West setting from the Toy Story 3 movie, and you’ll see all of the familiar characters and be introduced to all of the friendly new faces. Then, you’ll jump into the Story Mode.
Excerpt: In a recent review of mine, I made a statement that goes as follows: a licensed game is only good if it does not try to re-enact a movie scene by scene, but rather uses the license for a completely standalone game.
Summary: Toy Story 3 is superior to your average licensed title because of the Toy Box mode. It delivers an open world experience rife with collectables and customization options. The story may be typically bland, and older gamers will not get nearly as much out of the game as younger players, but it is...
Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is We were all left disappointed one way or another by movie turned videogames over the past few years. How many times did one of us pickup a game just because the movie was such a blast only last weekend, only to regret every penny we paid for the so called “game”?