Reviews and Problems with Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster
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Sesame Street Once Upon a Monster
Family Friendly Gaming
2 February 2013
Excerpt: So there I was at Microsoft's E3 press conference in the year of our Lord 2011. I was tired, sweaty, and a little irritated. Los Angeles is not a kind city to strangers. The coffee swigging, vegetable eating, sun tanning locals can be a bit rude. The horrible road layout, and lack of decent parking were all still fresh in my mind. I had just made it to my seat for the lights to go out, and my sun glasses to fall to the floor.
Summary: Parents need to know that Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster is designed as an interactive adventure, in which players directly engage with many Muppet characters from the show. It is a very physical game that will require kids to be on their feet and moving around quite a bit. And it is designed especially with two-player cooperative play in mind. Rather than focus on "book learning" (i.e.
Excerpt: When the dust settled after MicrosoftÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s Kinect-heavy E3 presentation, one game emerged as the clear frontrunner for demographic and design fit with the Kinect hardware. No, it wasnÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢t the Fable title and...
Pros: + Game play ideal for parent/child, + Variety of story-based mini-games, + Keeps kids interested, + Social lessons enrich game play, + Drop-in/out play perfect for target age
Cons: Leaning mechanic is difficult for younger children to grasp
Conclusion: Heel lang geleden, toen de dieren nog konden spreken, droomden we er allemaal van om te kunnen spelen met onze favoriete TV-figuren. Vandaag zijn we bijna 2012 en is onze droom van meer dan 20 jaar geleden bijna werkelijkheid geworden dankzij de Kinect-camera van Microsoft. Ik had de geweldige eer om samen met Elmo, Cookie Monster, Oscar The Grouch en vele andere Sesame Street-figuren te mogen spelen.