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7.9

Generally favorable reviews- based on 16 Ratings

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  • Summary: A new life awaits you in the magical world of Disney! Meet and interact with over 60 favorite Disney characters while exploring the worlds of Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Aladdin, and Winnie the Pooh. When you can manage your own cafe filled with Disney magic and set off on ghost-hunting quests, your life becomes the adventure.

    Go customization crazy! Build new furniture to decorate your cafe with, and your own personal room above it. Put together hundreds of Disney-themed outfits with collectable clothes and accessories for your avatar. You can even plant and harvest crops, learn new greetings, and collect Disney character cards. Or, collect magic wands and battle through ghost-filled forests and dungeons. And if thats not enough, you can get extra worlds, more items, and outfits as additional paid content. In other words, the magic never has to end!

    -Interact with over 60 Disney characters!
    -Explore the worlds of Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Aladdin, and Winnie the Pooh
    -Battle ghosts to help Disney characters and residents find special missing items
    -Manage your own cafe to make in-game money and attract Disney characters to dine in
    -Dress your avatar in hundreds of outfits using Disney-themed clothes and accessories
    -Friends can connect locally to show off their room and cafe
    -Enjoy StreetPass interactions with other players and see how theyve customized their avatars
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 13
  2. Negative: 1 out of 13
  1. 96
    It will take weeks, maybe months, for you to earn every sticker and find all the collectibles.
  2. May 15, 2014
    90
    If you're fan of Animal Crossing, even if you're not in love with Disney characters, you will find a great game.
  3. 85
    It’s fun and innocent, staying true to the Disney message and aesthetic while delivering a quality experience that will certainly ring true to the young and young at heart.
  4. Apr 8, 2014
    76
    While it’s perhaps not as full as Animal Crossing or as thematically engrossing as Kingdom Hearts, Disney Magical World is a surprisingly nice addition to the Disney universe that stands well on its own while further extending the reaches of Walt’s massive canon.
  5. May 20, 2014
    74
    Disney's Magical World is a pretty decent pick up for anyone burned out on Animal Crossing. The gameplay styles differ enough to make them stand out as two separate titles, but Magical World has a slight leg up on the competition.
  6. Apr 23, 2014
    70
    If you have a child or a friend who loves Disney and just can't get into simulators, this is their gateway, but I have a feeling that a lot of hardcore fans won't really get their money's worth.
  7. Apr 22, 2014
    45
    Disney Magical World lacks challenge and appeal, even for a game that's aimed towards kids. The game features lots of content, however, most of it is reused many times, and that turns this “magical adventure” into a tedious and boring experience.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Apr 11, 2014
    8
    Disney Magical World for Nintendo 3ds is the best game ever
    it remind me Of MySims and Animal Crossing
    the game has very fun moments and i
    really enjoy it Collapse
  2. Apr 30, 2014
    8
    I got bored with Animal Crossing and needed something to hold me over until Tomodachi Life comes out. I wasn't expecting to like this game as much as I did. It has some very sweet moments not to mention that it's really fun to see your Mii interacting with Disney characters and lands. Expand
  3. May 10, 2014
    8
    Tons of replay value, and lots to do for Disney fans. Well worth your time and money. While some may say that this is an Animal Crossing clone, they actually went above and beyond a simple clone of an existing popular game and added to the genre. Great use of your existing Mii, an even some StreetPass items thrown into the mix as well. Excellent overall experience for casual and non-casual gamers alike, and even better for Disney fans. Expand
  4. Jul 7, 2014
    7
    Game is very fun, but once you complete all of the episodes and get all the stickers, it gets boring. Nothing to do but run the cafe. They need to provide a new update with more episodes. Expand