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: 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.
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”?
Excerpt: At this rate, we’re going to have to stop making predictions that games based on movies will be miserable. Even though it didn’t focus on any of the films and boasted an original storyline, we all know
Summary: Toy Story 3: The Video Game features a story mode that follows the Toy Story 3 film adventures in which Buzz, Woody and friends grapple with their uncertain future as Andy prepares to depart for college, as well as a Toy Box mode allowing fans to create their own unique story.
Summary: Pixar's films touch on themes so universal and immediate that it is possible for both adults and children to be sucked into their imaginative worlds. Unfortunately, most of the games based on these popular properties have been unable to replicate this appeal, veering too far to the simple side of...
Pros: Lots of different gameplay tasks, most of them enjoyable, Toy Box mode has tons of diverse missions to play through, Two-player cooperative mode makes things even more fun, Plenty of unlockable rewards to strive for
Cons: Some control issues, Lacks depth for more experienced players
Conclusion: Toy Story and its subsequent sequels have been a defining experience in the world of animated movies and celluloid family entertainment by wonderfully capturing the collective imaginations of a generation.
Pros: Varied gameplay, Large sandbox feel to the game, Two player split screen co-op, Graphics and sound.
Cons: Relatively short campaign, Frustrating camera, Unskippable cut scenes.