Metascore
58

Mixed or average reviews - based on 29 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 29
  2. Negative: 6 out of 29
Buy On
  1. It’s clear Over The Hedge is only intended to be played by the same under-12 crowd that saw the movie, because this is a game that doesn’t come close to challenging the skills of any gamer over that particular age demographic.
  2. This is a game that mom or dad can feel safe buying for their child to play.
  3. The mixture of action, stealth, and minigames will keep your attention for the game’s direction. The solid gameplay is made better because of the excellent presentation.
  4. Over The Hedge is not for everyone, and some players will find it too sugary-sweet and uninspired for prolonged consumption, but many players will find it an enjoyable diversion, and fans of the movie and comic strip will find it both an accessible and an enjoyable translation from the source material to game form.
  5. 80
    If you’re expecting a heavy storyline with complicated characters, Over the Hedge is not your cup o’ tea…it’s a morality tale, the good guys are good, the bad guys are bad…and a happy ending is inevitable.

Awards & Rankings

53
#53 Most Shared PS2 Game of 2006
User Score
8.6

Generally favorable reviews- based on 10 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 10
  2. Negative: 0 out of 10
  1. Dec 15, 2014
    10
    This is the game that inspired me to become a pro gamer. Easily the greatest game ever created and flawless in every aspect. The biggestThis is the game that inspired me to become a pro gamer. Easily the greatest game ever created and flawless in every aspect. The biggest surprise of the title comes from the fact that Cory is indeed in the house Full Review »
  2. KeenanSullivan
    Jun 8, 2009
    8
    To my surprise, this game was actually quite fun to play. There's a ton of different missions and minigames to play. The developers madeTo my surprise, this game was actually quite fun to play. There's a ton of different missions and minigames to play. The developers made the environments destructible which adds even more fun to this title. Where this game truly shines however is when you're playing with a friend, then it's a total blast to play. Unfortunately the game is marred by a camera that is troublesome at times and sometimes it can get repetitive. But as a whole, this game is a great buy for kids and even for hardened gamers. At least give it a look. Full Review »