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  • Summary: [WiiWare] Rock and roll! Hurting for cash, Strong Bad sets out to dominate the "Battle Royale of the Bands." Can he rule the stage and win the big prize? Or will he be drowned out by the competition? Find out in this high-voltage episode! [TellTale Games]
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 11
  2. Negative: 0 out of 11
  1. 95
    The transition from the politics in episode 2 to the completely different slant of rock and roll in episode 3 never feels forced, out of place, or nonsensical. It just works because the writing is so damn good, and leads me to believe the creators of this series could cover any topic and still make a funny game.
  2. The comedy is top-notch as ever. [Christmas 2008, p.99]
  3. 84
    If you're not a fan you're probably going to be lost -- which is why you should head over to the official website right now and start catching up.
  4. Baddest of the Bands sticks with the same formula seen in the previous two episodes and it's still as entertaining as it ever was. Sadly, this episode doesn’t offer any improvements and if you didn’t like any of the other titles then it's not likely to make the entire 'Strong Bad' concept suddenly appeal to you. On the other hand, if you giggled your way through the other two episodes and had a whale of a time, then you simply cannot go wrong here.
  5. 70
    Baddest of the Bands is another fine addition to the WiiWare catalogue from Telltale Games, and is a must-buy if you're a fan of the other Strongbad episodes.
  6. Baddest of the Bands is a much better episode than the previous was. The plot is humorous, the writing is spot on, and the puzzles are fun when the game is cohesive, and it is more than it's not.
  7. Unfortunately, while this third episode was overall entertaining and fun to play, it doesn’t improve from the previous one. In fact, it takes a step back, which is obviously a bit disappointing.

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  1. Jan 5, 2012
    8
    Baddest of the Bands is something you would have expected in a strong bad game, however it somewhat exceeds it. This game, although played out, and inferior to the previous game, is still something worth buying remains a worthy sequel. Collapse