Order Up! Wii

Metascore
76

Generally favorable reviews - based on 25 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 25
  2. Negative: 0 out of 25
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  1. AceGamez
    70
    Order Up! is an inexplicably fun affair and gamers with an uncalloused heart will find it difficult to resist its addictive nature and endearing charm.
  2. If you have a Wii and are looking for a simple fun game to keep you entertained go out and rent Order Up! but for someone looking to buy this one won’t keep you busy for long.
  3. I applaud Zoo Games and SuperVillian Studios for packing a great deal of charm and humor into Order Up!, from the edgy style to the free chef hat.
  4. Got charm for miles, and that’s a lesson many, many games could stand to learn.
  5. Fun while it lasts. Order Up! makes the idea of owning and running a restaurant fun – even if the reality is a less riveting story.
  6. Order up! offers both variation in gameplay, as well as interesting use of the Wii-Mote. The game is challenging, and thus entertaining for a while. It proves that casual games can be fun, albeit for a certain amount of time.
  7. Nintendo Power
    70
    Order Up! might not be a five-star restaurant, but it still serves up a hearty meal. [Sept 2008, p.86]
  8. Even though there are a lot of games like it, Order Up! really surprised me in the end as being very competent and fun.

Awards & Rankings

#51 Most Discussed Wii Game of 2008
User Score
8.5

Generally favorable reviews- based on 25 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 8
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 8
  3. Negative: 1 out of 8
  1. Aug 24, 2010
    7
    Order Up! is a cooking-simulation game that seems to rival the features of the Cooking Mama series but it focuses a lot more on speed,Order Up! is a cooking-simulation game that seems to rival the features of the Cooking Mama series but it focuses a lot more on speed, multitasking and time management to ensure a table's order of multiple dishes is sent out on time rather than to simply successfully complete a single dish. This game is able to take all of the main features from the Cooking Mama series and make it much better. Unfortunately, the game is really short with only four restaurants to manage, meaning it does not have a lot of replay value. However, if you are looking for an alternative to the Cooking Mama series, then this is certainly the game to get but don't expect to be playing for a long time. Full Review »
  2. Aug 24, 2010
    8
    Order Up! is a game that seems very similar to the Cooking Mama series but it focuses a lot more on speed, multitasking and time management toOrder Up! is a game that seems very similar to the Cooking Mama series but it focuses a lot more on speed, multitasking and time management to ensure a table's order of multiple dishes is sent out on time rather than to simply successfully complete a single dish. It is a lot more in-depth that the Cooking Mama series which is good and you actually get to manage your own restaurant which is even better. Unfortunately, the game is really short with only four restaurants to manage, meaning it does not have a lot of replay value. However, if you are looking for an alternative to the Cooking Mama series, then this is certainly the game to get. Full Review »
  3. JonathanC
    Aug 6, 2009
    7
    This game is fun taking both aspects of Cooking Mama and restaurant simulators and combines them into a fun game. Cartoony and zany it's This game is fun taking both aspects of Cooking Mama and restaurant simulators and combines them into a fun game. Cartoony and zany it's great fun. Heck dare I say Better than Mama? Yes it is If you want a cooking/restaurant simulator this is the game for you. My only problem is there's too much repetitiveness. Full Review »