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  • Summary: Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs reunites fans with Scrat, Sid, Manny and Diego in an all-new quest based on the upcoming film from Twentieth Century Fox. As the unlikely herd travels across the tundra and beyond, they stumble upon another world - a lush Dinosaur World teeming with jungles, mysterious plants, fierce dinosaurs, wild new adventures and several new friends. Taking on the role of more than six playable characters, including everyone's favorite Ice Age friends and newly introduced characters, players master their unique skills and abilities across more than 15 action-packed levels. In addition to the expanded features of the single-player gameplay, for the first time in an Ice Age game, players can team up with friends and family in eight competitive multiplayer mini-games. Experience continuously changing gameplay through more than 15 levels - Every level presents new and exciting challenges as players learn and master each character’s abilities in order to defeat enemies, traverse dangerous landscapes, avoid obstacles and escape from perilous situations. [Activision] Expand
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  1. Positive: 6 out of 23
  2. Negative: 1 out of 23
  1. This game offers such an immense variety of levels and fun gameplay that you cannot simply ignore it, even as an adult. Kids will absolutely go bananas over the fun characters, the colorful environments and the fun storyline. The only let down is a touch of the soggy control syndrome, but hey - chances are you won't care if you're a 10 year old kid.
  2. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs is very sharp, lighthearted and fun game that will please younger fans of the movie with its varied gameplay, good looks and clever writing. A recommended purchase for fans of the movie.
  3. I would recommend Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs to just about anyone looking for a totally fun and moderately challenging gameplay experience with all of the flavor and style of the Ice Age movies.
  4. It's definitely enjoyable, just not as polished as a AAA title might be.
  5. Ice Age may be kid-friendly, funny, and faithful to the movie, but it's also repetitive and over too quickly.
  6. 65
    While it might not turn hardcore heads, youngsters will get plenty of mileage out of Ice Age.
  7. 47
    The replay value ain't up to much, either. [Issue#182, p.77]

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  1. Sep 28, 2010
    7
    i bought this game specifically for my 11 year old daughter, and she loves it, and i was surprised how well polished this title actually appears. not a bad kids title, since there is some variation in game-play as opposed to the typical generic movie platformer drivel we are all used to by now. Expand