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Generally unfavorable reviews- based on 4 Ratings

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  • Summary: Step inside the magical world of Willy Wonka's famous chocolate factory. Based on the Warner Bros. film and the classic novel by Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory lets you delve deep inside the factory to relive the classic story as Charlie Bucket. Find a golden ticket and, along with four other children, win a personal tour of Willy Wonka's factory as guided by the notorious and reclusive candy maker himself. Discover what happens after the other children, greed-driven and unrestrained, wreak havoc throughout the factory. Expand
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  2. Negative: 4 out of 5
  1. The prized glass elevator can't even lift your spirits on this one.
  2. 40
    While it's definitely the safest route for publishers looking to make a buck on the hottest movie of the month, it sure doesn't make for engaging gameplay.
  3. If the game was made harder by having a time requirement or more difficult enemies to negotiate, it could be very solid. [Sept 2005, p.84]
  4. There isn't really any fun to be had past an hour, if you can even get that far without replacing the cartridge slot with something more... fun.
  5. I like games that involve strategy, but this game has none. You do what the game wants you to do with a just a bit of brain power involved, but no strategy.
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  2. Negative: 2 out of 3
  1. Nov 9, 2011
    6
    I think it looks good visually but the gameplay is partially broken and the feels too inspired from the movie. I don't completely hate it but it wasn't too special. Expand
  2. BonbonA.
    Aug 5, 2005
    2
    Ehm.. Yeah, the book was awesome for such a novel for children. N the movie? Was not bad, I think. But this 1? Oh my God! If you r a fan of *Charlie and the Chocolate Factory*, you might buy it, right? Believe me, you'll make a *wonderful* mistake if you do something without care. Trust me n just.. don't do that, ok? Expand
  3. J.Bag
    Dec 29, 2005
    0
    Just a terrible game. Nothing more to say, really. Combined single stragety and annoying graphics to get something of lower class as this.