The Grinch PlayStation
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Mixed or average reviews - based on 8 Critics What's this?

  • Summary: Venture into the strange world of Whoville, where reality is twisted and everything is more than a little strange.
    Outlandish 3D action, tricky puzzles and a truly magical adventure await you.
    Make use of strange weapons and gadgets like the Rotten Egg Launcher, the Slime Shooter and the
    Love Shield. The Grinch's faithful friend Max the Dog is a useful companion along the way, either distracting the Whoville inhabitants or reaching those otherwise inaccessible areas. Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 8
  2. Negative: 2 out of 8
  1. 80
    As something of a year round Grinch myself, I enjoyed this game immensely, and its simple but entertaining action will satisfy both the younger player as well as more learned men (and women) of the world like you or I.
  2. While adults might become aggravated by obvious control and camera view issues, the kids find The Grinch very appealing.
  3. While certainly not a spectacular, original work of gaming art, The Grinch is a solidly done 3D platformer that effectively makes fun use of a well-known license.
  4. 50
    While a scant few of The Grinch's tasks are fun, the rest are either boring, frustrating, or both.
  5. 50
    If there was a little more direction in the missions, and the graphics were a little smoother, and the levels had some consistency in the level of difficulty, it may have been decent. As it stands right now, the game is painfully average.
  6. Unfortunately, after a few hours of play, it quickly becomes apparent that the only thing undone by the Grinch is your own personal satisfaction.
  7. Repeat this to yourself over and over if you find yourself tempted to purchase this title: "I will not buy this game today, I will not buy it any day. I will not buy it in a store, I will not play it on the floor..."

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