Excerpt: Product Description: As a promising new chef on the island of Port Abello, players of Order Up! get to build their own culinary legacy and restaurant empire from the ground up. Rising from humble beginnings as a grill cook in a fast food restaurant, the player comes to grips with dozens of different...
Excerpt: Order Up is part Cooking Mama, and part Diner Dash. The combination of the two is good, clean, wholesome chaotic fun. Players get to play a chef who slowly builds his diner into a success. People come in, their orders are taken, and then the meals are prepared.
Excerpt: Ever dreamed of being a short order cook in a variety of restaurants but don’t want the hassle of dealing the nasty heat of the fryers and cleaning up people messes? Order Up for the Wii allows you to use the Wii Remote not only to slice, grate, and cook food, but to prepare up to four dishes...
Fun, accessible cooking sim teaches international dishes.
Common Sense Media
21 February 2009
Summary: Parents need to know Order Up!! is a family-friendly cooking simulation. Aside from a bit of crude comic mischief, including burping and farting, there isn't anything parents need to be concerned about with this game.
Pros: Very intricate career mode that puts anything, Cooking Mama, and, Diner Dash, offers to shame, Easy to pick up and play, and easy to progress through, Fun, interesting characters, Cartoony art style is a treat for the eyes, Preparing food has never been so fulfilling
Cons: The Wii Remote is not responsive enough to complete some tasks, Music can get repetitive, You can finish the game in a relatively short amount of time
Conclusion: Order Up! had a lot of the key ingredients that you would want to find in a simple game like it is. It has a really great control scheme that works well with the objectives in the game, pretty solid graphics that make it easy to look at, and can be extremely fun to play at times.