Summary: My son loves this game! It's mildly educational. It's rated for teens because of swearing and alcohol use by the two humans that sometimes appear in the game. I don't really understand the purpose of these people or the swearing. I think that could have easily been left out and then I would give this game a 5 star rating. To be honest though, my son is 11 and he hears much worse on TV or out in the real world than he hears in this game.
Summary: I would recommend this game if you have a wii and are in need of action games. Needless to say, if you ever dreamed of being a scorpion or a tarantula, then this is your game! It's a very original concept that I haven't seen before in a game. I love moving around as these creatures and looking at the world through their perspective. The story with billy bob thornton and dennis hopper is irrelevant what you actually do.
Summary: This is a fun game, if a little short. The novelty of playing something that you'd typically see on a nature program is interesting. The game play does become a little repetitive, but the cinematic elements of combat help keep things interesting. It uses the Wiimote gesture based control actions in a fairly well thought out fashion-- attack combos really felt like the system was built around the Wii platform rather than as an afterthought.
Summary: This odd little gem could probably only have appeared on the Wii, which is known for quirky, offbeat titles. Deadly Creatures is set in the American Southwest, and alternate levels let you control a scorpion or a tarantula, each with unique abilities and combat moves for you to unlock. The game is played with nunchuck/ wii remote and some motion controls are integrated into the advanced combat techniques.
Summary: This game has been everything I thought it would be. I haven't gotten very far, but that's more to blame on my lack of gaming skills rather than game flow. If you are tired of all the 'classic' scenarios in gaming (i.e.- racing, shoot 'em up, or levels), than this game is nice for you. The free-roaming ability of it to let you just go whereever you like much like the actual creatures is great.
Summary: This game was a pleasant surprise. It use a unique concept to tell a story. In this game you alternate levels playing as a scorpion and a tarantula. As you progress you learn new moves(by gaining points from killing creatures) and increase your health(by collecting golden crickets). The scorpion has some wicked finishing moves performed by doing on-screen gestures. There are also grubs in each level to collect that unlock artwork.
One of the funnest games on Wii! Which isnt saying much
Joe "Ghostwings", Amazon
10 August 2009
Summary: Scary and fun this game brings some "umph" to the dull wimpy games the wii has to offer. What is more fun then bashing spiders with your pincers or shoving your stinger down a lizards throat! the controls are nice except for the lame waggle of the wii remote but this is a standard for wii. I say if you are at least a little bit of interested in this game then definitely its a buy!
A surprising platformer/survival horror/mature title.
N. Jones, Amazon
23 July 2009
Summary: Please note, when I say "mature" I don't mean its rated "M for mature audiences" (this is rated "T for teens", by the way), I mean that the game's protagonists, a scorpion and a tarantula, aren't exactly as cuddly as, say, Crash Bandicoot or Mario, or as stylishly violent and over-the-top as Kratos from God of War or Dante from Devil May Cry. The goal of the game is pretty plain and simple, survive.
Summary: "Deadly Creatures" is nothing short of a fun game. This one-of-a-kind title would stand out on the Xbox 360 or the PS3, but even more so on the action game starved Wii. The player takes the role of both a fierce scorpion and an agile tarantula, braving the wilds of deserts of the American Midwest.