Mixed or average reviews- based on 33 Ratings
Oct 16, 2011Although geared for a younger crowd, very enjoyable. Nice idea for expanding and continuing game.. Simple and just plain fun. I wish more thanAlthough geared for a younger crowd, very enjoyable. Nice idea for expanding and continuing game.. Simple and just plain fun. I wish more than 2 could play and sad you have to buy new characters but my sons and I thoroughly enjoy the game and look forward to more characters and more adventures… Full Review »
Dec 6, 2011A friend of mine but the $70 game for his kids. Within a week they were begging for more characters. Those characters (the little guys youA friend of mine but the $70 game for his kids. Within a week they were begging for more characters. Those characters (the little guys you place on the base pad) cost $15-$50 depending on which character it is are and where you get them.
Think of this as Pokemon at $20 a card.
Your kids are going to want to collect them so every time you go into a store, they are going to be asking for new ones. Different stores carry different versions. There are some versions that are exclusive to Target, GameStop, Toys R Us and so on.
If you look on the gaming sights you will see most rank the gameplay around as mediocre and nothing new. So you are paying $70 for an average game that you will later pay $100s to add on to.
This game is more expensive than most games and a lower quality product as far as the gameplay itself goes. You are paying more and getting less. If you want to add to the gameplay you have to pay more money to add more characters. Which increases the cost.
Lets make a comparison a bit more clear.
Skylander - $70 with an average user rating of 6.4/10 on Metacritic.
Lego Batman - $18 with an average user rating of 8.4/10 on Metacritic.
LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars - $20 with an average user rating of 7.3/10 on Metacritic.
LittleBigPlanet Game of the Year Edition (my son's personal favorite) - $21 with an average user rating of 8.7/10 on Metacritic
Three games that are $50 less and have much better ratings
All the reviews talk about buying the extra characters to make the game fun. So lets say you spend $30 on characters. You know have a game you paid $70 for and then another $30 to upgrade totalling $100 to make it almost as fun as a game you could have bought for $20 that doesn't need upgrades to be good.
My advice, don't let your kids near this thing and don't waste your money.… Full Review »
Oct 21, 2011This is a really fun game. Gave it as a gift to my nephews and played for a while them. Great to see how much they liked the toys and beingThis is a really fun game. Gave it as a gift to my nephews and played for a while them. Great to see how much they liked the toys and being able to play with them both in the game and out. For me, being a fan of dungeon crawlers, I was happily surprised by how satisfying the game was and how enjoyable it was to level up my little toys. Best gift ever for kids.… Full Review »