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  • Summary: FISH ARE FRIENDS, NOT FOOD. Guide Marlin, Dory and Nemo through the ultimate underwater adventure. Meet all of the great characters from the Disney/Pixar movie, "Finding Nemo," as you live all the excitement of the film's storyline. The search for Nemo is on, and it's up to you to find him.FISH ARE FRIENDS, NOT FOOD. Guide Marlin, Dory and Nemo through the ultimate underwater adventure. Meet all of the great characters from the Disney/Pixar movie, "Finding Nemo," as you live all the excitement of the film's storyline. The search for Nemo is on, and it's up to you to find him. Dive in! Live the film through the game and help reunite Nemo and his father Marlin. Over 15 levels of action and adventure with multiple unlockable minigames in each level. [THQ] Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 14
  2. Negative: 1 out of 14
  1. The game is by no means for everyone, but with amazingly good graphics, a theme and feel that stick remarkably close the movie, and enough challenge to keep the game from being beaten in a few hours, Finding Nemo presents the first really attractive Disney movie/game tie-in in years.
  2. 70
    It's colorful and good looking, provides a good healthy level of anti-stupid puzzles and gameplay techniques and it's funny and enjoyable to boot.
  3. If you liked the movie, you will in all likelihood enjoy the game... You can think of Finding Nemo as "Ecco the Dolphin" Light.
  4. As an animated movie tie-in, we've come away genuinely impressed at the overall standard on offer.
  5. Very plain and ordinary, and without the Nemo license there wouldn't be much reason to actually own it.
  6. It might take place underwater and feature fish instead of flesh-and-bone characters (or furry one’s like “Monster Inc.’s” Sully), but gameplay in THQ’s first Disney Interactive title is as cookie cutter as the mold used by Traveller’s Tales to fulfill its contractual obligations.
  7. Finding Nemo was released three years ago, so by now, it can be had for less than $20, but you should save your cash, hard-earned or otherwise, for the many better kids' games out there.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 7
  2. Negative: 2 out of 7
  1. DaveyS.
    May 16, 2003
    8
    its actually a really cute game although it is for kids and teens or adults will find it simple and repetetive after a while. the cut scenes its actually a really cute game although it is for kids and teens or adults will find it simple and repetetive after a while. the cut scenes are from the actual movie and the bonus movies are a really nice touch. i wont buy it though but rather rent it because it is a very short game. Expand
  2. NathinaD.
    Jul 1, 2003
    8
    I just got this game yesterday and im halfway done. right now im in the minefeild level and im at the part were you put the puzzle together I just got this game yesterday and im halfway done. right now im in the minefeild level and im at the part were you put the puzzle together and i cant figure it out right this minute, but yeah its a very easy game, good 4 expert game kids for ages 5 or something. Expand
  3. DawnG.
    Jun 24, 2006
    8
    This is a great game for the family. It's difficult to find video games with no violence nowadays, but when they come along, I snap it This is a great game for the family. It's difficult to find video games with no violence nowadays, but when they come along, I snap it up. My daughter and I have a blast playing this game, even though it's only a one-player game. Expand
  4. ImperialH.
    Jun 12, 2006
    7
    Although definetely aimed at a younger audience, I was immediately floored at the visuals of this title. Yes, the gameplay can be considered Although definetely aimed at a younger audience, I was immediately floored at the visuals of this title. Yes, the gameplay can be considered very trial and error, with most success based on memorizing the many places where danger lurks (Yes, surprisingly, you'll have to replay levels quite a bit. a noteworthy challenge). Overall though, just the fun of seeing where the game will take you next makes it a good play, especially at a budget rate of under $20. Expand
  5. Apr 30, 2011
    5
    Finding Nemo isn't half-bad, it isn't half-bad at all. But it's far from good. Pros: Fantastic graphics elevate the character development;Finding Nemo isn't half-bad, it isn't half-bad at all. But it's far from good. Pros: Fantastic graphics elevate the character development; rich, colorful visuals; fairly unique gameplay. Cons: Dull level design; the difficulty can be frustrating; too reliant on movie clips. Expand
  6. Sep 13, 2011
    0
    Quite possibly the worst game I've ever played (I know E.T. and Superman 64 are worse, but I haven't played those). This game is a completeQuite possibly the worst game I've ever played (I know E.T. and Superman 64 are worse, but I haven't played those). This game is a complete piece of crud. The first thing worth noting is its difficulty. It's usually unfair to judge a game by its difficulty, however, this game is literally impossible! There is one level I can never get past because it's so freaking difficult! You're supposed to race Dory in this level, but she goes so fast that it takes her only seconds to get to the end, and it would take you minutes! In other words, the game is literally cheating on you! The graphics aren't very good either. While not nearly as bad as the game play itself, they're still pretty bad! It's like some little kid rolled a ball of play-doh, and a random guy walked up to them said "That looks great! I'll use it for the game I'm making!". That's my theory on it anyway! If you really like Finding Nemo, go see the movie, and stay away from this piece of crud!!!!!!!!!!! Expand
  7. JackD.
    Jun 21, 2003
    0
    You call this trash a game? I wouldn't pay half a pence for this!