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Posted:
2010-11-05

sethreid

Super Gamer Dude

7.8

Disney Think Fast is more of a like a game show which is usually seen on television. At first, you will need to pick your character as a contestant to compete with other Disney characters for the game show. As you progress through the game, you will be excited to know that Genie from Alladin will do the hosting of the game. The main goal of this game will be simple – to answer all the questions that the host asks correctly. The game will be played by four contestants and all questions will be based on Disney movies, characters, and others. If you’re a fan of this company then this game is going to be somewhat easy for you.

The game is set to ask questions for those who have a good knowledge on Disney however, the difficulty can be adjusted to better Disney gaming experience. With every correct answer for a question, you will be rewarded with corresponding points and will then be summed up for the winning highest score. As you play your way through the game, you will also be able to unlock hidden characters as well as items to upgrade your characters looks.

If you have been watching game shows on TV then this game will be very familiar to you. as you may already know, its not purely question-and-answer. There will also be mini games or bonus rounds in between the game. One of these games include an observation game which uses clips from a movie and asks its contestants to identify something about the said movie. Also, you can also come across with a yes-or-no trivia question which is popular among game shows. There are a lot of variations of mini games that you can come across with and all correct answers possess a corresponding high point.

The visual of the game is also something to brag about because it features all the characters of Disney in full detail. Also, you will find the setting of the game pretty much engaging and fun with all the Disney colors and decorations.

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Posted:
2010-11-26

sethreid

Super Gamer Dude

7.5

This 25th Anniversary Edition will probably become a collector’s piece and comes with an interesting, informative booklet which is stuffed with design pages, time-lines, story of the game’s birth and history, artworks and more. Although the disc contains previous SNES games that are repackaged into a DVD, which means the same gameplay and the same graphics, just like the ones you have seen before, it’s still well worth the money as the visual quality is crisp and the four games contained in the disc are still incredible fun to play. Also, with this edition, several control options are available this time.

To describe the overall content of the disc, it is a compilation of Super Mario Bros from 1 to 3 in a 16-bit rendition. An additional “Super Mario Bros. The Lost Level” is included which is actually Super Mario Bros 2 that was released in Japan. With its new visual presentation and sound effects, it also features Save Slots in the franchise, which means that you can finish the game anytime. The game runs for 26 minutes and the music CD contains soundtracks from Super Mario Bros. to Mario Galaxy 2, all-in-all 10 different themes and some memorable sound effects.

This unique memorabilia of Super Mario All-Stars is a sure bargain at around $30, or maybe less, look on a trustworthy comparison site, such as for up to the minute prices. You might be disappointed as it doesn’t offer something new, but for the avid Super Mario fans, this is a cool treat, and for newcomers it’s a feast of new fun. But, after all, the point of this item is to celebrate Nintendo’s 25th anniversary, and many people will be buying this not because they’re keen to play what they have already played before, but more as a collector’s item for someone collecting everything that’s either Nintendo or Super Mario.

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Posted:
2014-02-01

sethreid

Super Gamer Dude

8.0

This new version of the series features a Hit the Streets Mode that takes place in an environment that is not very conducive to soccer games. Some of which is the basketball gym and a Moroccan prison that is all covered with dirt with all the eerie presence. These environments enable you to pull some tricks to make each game more challenging. You can bounce the ball off through walls so to create a projectile-like motion of the ball as well as dribble the ball on the rough floor to change the balls' direction.

As you go through the game, you will discover that this version has some new tricks up its sleeve. You can now use power ups that enable you to do special shots, knock the other team down and so on. This years release is pretty much straightforward with regard to its gameplay and you will definitely notice that this is far better than its predecessors. Now, you can also do two actions by just pressing one button. FIFA 11 merges the actions pass and cross in one button command. This will seem difficult at first because passing needs to suit every specific situation, however, with proper training, you will be able to execute these actions with the one button in no time.

The standard tournament modes like Streets to Stadiums and Battle for Glory can still be seen in this year's release. The mechanics for the Streets to Stadiums enables you to create a pro player that will compete on a set of 5 vs. 5 games which are all required in order to complete a certain objective. Once you complete these objectives, you will be rewarded with a boost in experience that is essential to upgrade your skills. On the other hand, the Battle of Glory mode is pretty much the same as the standard Manager mode of its predecessors. It has new set of visual enhancements but still possesses the same mechanics as its previous versions. As a whole, FIFA 11 brings about more fun and challenges.

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Posted:
2010-10-27

sethreid

Super Gamer Dude

5.0

This is a game that has plenty of basic game play mechanics incorporated. In this version there are no mini-games like in the previous Tiger Woods PGA Tour. The major feature in this game is the EA Sports Cup. This game puts you in a league that looks much like the MLB or the NFL with each of their rounds lasting for about 10 minutes. If your record is perfect, after a number of rounds, you will on to the next level in the contest. This is a great addition though it doest fully replace the mini-games.

The online play which is also not included in this version is also a great addition. The previous version had the online matches but they are not in place in this version. The only option you have is the local play. The omission of the online play was not a wise idea for Tiger 09.

The game is played with an analog swing control; however you have an option of 2/3 click shot system. There is a problem however because the game requires finer control over the analog stick than what is logically possible. You will find it hard when you try to swing at 80% while on the green, it can be awfully hard, bearing in mind that you are supposed to be accurate, then this is not practical at all. The game is all about positional perfection, you will find that even playing with Tiger a little doesn’t help you much. You will be frustrated when you try to put things in their right position like the analog stick to line up at your intended position.

You will also realize that the stat system has its issues as well, it makes little sense. The experienced point system adds up as you proceed with the game, this translates to points that you can spend to upgrade your golfer. It is hard to make out how the two games match, and at some point you will lose the points and have to start again or end the level with zero points. The game has bogus visuals. There are plenty of texture details on the game. There are a lot of polygonal bursts in the sky and you will at times see them on your players’ clothes. We can say the visuals are poorly done and quite messy.

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 is such a mess with so much left out and you are left to wonder why the publisher omitted so many crucial mini-games that made the game lively. You are better of sticking to Tiger 08.If you want to avoid disappointment do not even bother playing this current version it will bring your moods down because it does not get anywhere close to the previous version.

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Posted:
2010-10-29

sethreid

Super Gamer Dude

8.1

This new version of the series features a Hit the Streets Mode that takes place on an environment that is not very conducive to soccer games. Some of which is the basketball gym and a Moroccan prison that is all covered with dirt with all the eerie presence. These environments enable you to pull some tricks to make each game more challenging. You can bounce the ball off through walls so to create a projectile-like motion of the ball as well as dribble the ball on the rough floor to change the balls’ direction.

As you go through the game, you will discover that this version has some new tricks up on its sleeve. You can now use power ups that enables you to do special shots, knock the other team down and so on. This years release is pretty much straightforward with regard to its gameplay you will definitely notice that this is far better than its predecessors. Now, you can also do two actions in just pressing one button. FIFA 11 merges the actions pass and cross in one button command. This will seem difficult at first because passing needs to suit every specific situation, however; with proper training, you will be able to execute these actions with the one button in no time.

The standard tournament modes like Streets to Stadiums and Battle for Glory can still be witnessed in this year’s release. The mechanics for the Streets to Stadiums enables you to create a pro player that will compete on a set of 5 vs. 5 games which are all required in order to complete a certain objective. Once you complete these objectives, you will be rewarded with a boost in experience that is essential to upgrade your skills. On the other hand, the Battle of Glory mode is pretty much the same as the standard Manager mode of its predecessors. It has new set of visual enhancements but still posses the same mechanics like its previous versions. As a whole, FIFA 11 brings about more fun and challenges.

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Posted:
2010-11-03

sethreid

Super Gamer Dude

6.2

In this game the earth is made up of numerous universes. In the other words there are animals that are mean and intellectual animals that are walking on two legs and they are called Vandals and there are also the robots that are planning to take over everything the Sark. These animals race around collecting keys in cars so that they can shoot through the entrance into the new worlds to take over.

The Battle Force is a group of six drivers who are to save the Earth and other planets from the car-driving fanatics. The Battle Force wear suits that help them to crush the animals, they can climb on walls and even transform themselves to some other creatures. That sounds complicated which it actually is. From the minute you turn on the game you are expected to know Vert Wheeler and Zemerik.

The game does not give you any introduction to the characters but surprisingly you will easily find out who they are sooner or later. The voice in the game is top notch and all is clearly explained to the fans and the player. The game is basically based on behind the wheel; this is where all the action is. When the game begins you will be Vert who is on the wheels of the Saber and you will have to begin beating up Sark cronies and liberating your team members one after the other. When you release one of your team members, then in the next level you will be using their car.

You will be infuriated by the controls however because they are not as great as you would expect them to be. When each of the levels starts you will be following a red line that leads to an entrance this will follow on the other side and it will help you to free a team mate as well and you will have to fight a bigger foe in there. There is a lot of other activity to be done, there are people to crush and there are items to pick. However, none of these are exciting.

The cars in this game have different abilities. The Spinner shoots grenades; Choppers will morph into the buzz saw. When you run down people you will be taking over their individuality. You will also find that the controls of the cars will be pretty bad at some points. Using the analog stick to steer the wheel at times messes you up because the car does not follow your control.

You will find using the controls to collide specific things in the game much exciting. You will need to crush onto vehicles for you to be able to get some items. These same actions will be done on the games multi-player Mode. You can also sweep the enemies on one side by waving the Wii mote to the side you want them to fall on. Note that the multiplayer is just for two players. In a few words, Hot Wheels Battle 5 is not an impressive game, it is quite shallow and the player does not feel well engaged throughout the game.

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Posted:
2010-12-09

sethreid

Super Gamer Dude

6.5

New to Wii, Family Ski and Snowboard will let you enjoy this extreme sport without risking exposure to the dangers and unpleasant accidents associated with such sports. Unless you fall over the coffee table in your excitement!

Family Ski and Snowboard offers speed, power and strategy as the main ingredients of the game, but as with the real sports there will be obstacles that you need to pass through and overcome to win the level. You also get to compete with other players. You are in charge of every move of your character, and so, the way you play the sport is up to you. There have been a few games like this in the past, but this one has more action and excitement than any before it. With Family Ski and Snowboarding, you can also change the appearance of the character you are playing. You get to compete on different kinds of slope which adds another level of difficulty to the challenge and you can also compete in tournaments.

The graphics are excellent in portraying the snow covered mountains and ski runs and making them look very realistic. The audio is on a par with the graphics with great snow sounds.

If you have never done the real thing , or even played this type of snow racing game before, you will certainly find this new experience excitingly different and you will want to try and try again to reach a reasonable standard allowing you to complete a downhill course. Go for it. It’s a lot cheaper then an alpine holiday.

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Posted:
2013-12-22

sethreid

Super Gamer Dude

7.8

Bonding between family members is the main goal of this game. Parents can now share creativity and fun with their kids as they play in a snowy setting with the cute penguins. The environment as well as the story lines of this game is very easy on the eyes is very easily understood by young minds. It is equipped with a variety of single player sports as well as multiplayer modes that play out well on the Wii console.

Club Penguin Game Day! is comes with a 12-compilation Wii exclusive game set and all games are all new. These new exclusive games include Dance Off, Sumo Smash, Puffle Paddle, and a whole lot more. You will start each game by designing your own penguin, and after you choose the features as well as the name of your penguin you can choose which team color to join for the challenges that are presented in all the six zones present on the island where the penguins live. The aim of each game is simple, the team that conquers the most number of territories in the island wins.

You can also go online and transfer and swap your characters and their items as well as stats through logging online and, with the website, you can interact with your friends and other families wherever you are. The game is famous worldwide since as can be seen by the number of language versions av available.

As the game is aimed at at all ages it is of course very simple and will not be to everyone's liking, but for its target audience it does the trick.