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  • Summary: Bakugan is based on the story of Dan and his friends whose lives were forever changed when mysterious cards fell from the sky. Creating a game from the cards where powerful creatures known as Bakugan battle, it wasn’t long before they discovered that their hobby was much more than just aBakugan is based on the story of Dan and his friends whose lives were forever changed when mysterious cards fell from the sky. Creating a game from the cards where powerful creatures known as Bakugan battle, it wasn’t long before they discovered that their hobby was much more than just a simple pastime. Utilizing special game cards Bakugan battle masters roll spheres onto the cards, which activate and transform into Bakugan “battle brawling” action figures. [Activision] Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 12
  2. Negative: 2 out of 12
  1. 80
    As a game that most would assume to be a money-spinning cash-in at first glance, Battle Brawlers delivers quite the surprise when given a chance.
  2. Bakugan Battle Brawlers proves that you can make an engaging licensed game with a great presentation and solid gameplay.
  3. This game offers card collecting, platforming, and mini-games, and it's more than just a cash-in on a popular license.
  4. If you are a fan of Bakugan or want a nice nonviolent game for your child this should do the trick. Definitely skip this if you are looking to frag noobs with headshots.
  5. 62
    Bakugan: Battle Brawlers seems to do things mostly right on paper, though the actual gameplay offers too much build-up to each fight and not enough in the actual battle department.
  6. Purchase Bakugan Battle Brawlers only if you are a fan of the show. It is obvious that this game is made for younger gamers that don't mind repetition in their games. If you are looking for a little variety in a game that includes a deep storyline and interesting battles, you will need to look elsewhere.
  7. You could say that it is a competent video game that fans of the franchise will enjoy. But you could also say that Bakugan fans are goddamned idiots.

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Score distribution:
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  1. E.H.
    Nov 15, 2009
    9
    This game was really fun! I enjoyed playing it. And it proves that a video game can make your brain work and gives you lots of exercise.
  2. RobbyD
    Oct 25, 2009
    9
    The Only obvious improvement in this first entry would be online Multi-player. Otherwise thise is a GREAT start for the series in gaming!
  3. Apr 15, 2013
    8
    I never watched the show "Bakugan" but I can say, I really like this game. I found this game at my girlfriend's house and we decided to playI never watched the show "Bakugan" but I can say, I really like this game. I found this game at my girlfriend's house and we decided to play it. When I saw the cover, I was a little concerned to whether it was a good game for two fourteen year olds.

    I can honestly say, I really enjoyed it. The graphics are great and the story line is quiet enjoyable.
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