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Ape Escape Academy – Consumer Guide

According to the ESRB, this game contains: Cartoon Violence, Crude Humor

Final Fantasy IV Advance – Review

I still meet people who insist Final Fantasy IV has one of the greatest videogame stories of all time. It doesn't, but the grip this game has on a certain generation of people fascinates me.

Final Fantasy IV Advance – Consumer Guide

According to ESRB, this game contains: Language, Mild Fantasy Violence, Mild Suggestive Themes

Electroplankton

Game Description: In this sea, you'll encounter ten unique species of tiny Electroplankton that respond to your touch and voice to create unforgettable sounds and melodies. Interacting with this wide and wild variety of Electroplankton is as simple as sliding your stylus across the Touch Screen. Toy with Tracy plankton and listen to their music as they swim along the lines you draw. Clap your hands or use your voice to lead a microscopic synchronized swimming team of Nanocarp. There are ten fascinating plankton to play with in all! The latest work by world-renowned Japanese media artist Toshio Iwai, Electroplankton bursts to life exclusively on the Nintendo DS.

Electroplankton – Review

Described by artist-creator Tosho Iwai as a mixture of a microscope, a tape recorder, a synthesizer and a Nintendo Entertainment System, the program (which is the safest thing I can call it) makes as much sense as that mission statement seems to. The best way to approach it is to think that it's an experience to be felt with the senses the DS is able to cater to, by its use of touchscreen and button interaction with graphical elements to create sound.

Gunstar Super Heroes – Second Opinion

Comparing Gunstar Super Heroes to We Love Katamari doesn't make much sense to me. They are both cash-in sequels that rehash their originals, but I think there's a big difference between a rehash that comes out 12 months later and one that comes out 12 years later.

Brave: The Search For Spirit Dancer – Consumer Guide

According to ESRB, this game contains: Fantasy Violence

Brave: The Search For Spirit Dancer

Game Description: Set in a fantastic world based upon the mythology of Native America, the game tells the coming of age story of Brave, a young Native American boy embarking on an epic journey to save his tribe. When his village is set upon by the evil Wendigo, and his friends are enslaved, Brave is sent to find the only one that can free them - Spirit Dancer, the greatest Shaman who ever lived.

Gunstar Super Heroes – Review

Almost every boss—as ever, the beating heart of a Treasure level—is recycled from GH. Players keep expecting some kind of pay-off for those of us willing to accept these throwbacks as 'knowing references', but it doesn't come, and they're not. They're insipid and annoying regurgitations.

Gunstar Super Heroes – Consumer Guide

According to ESRB, this game contains: Suggestive Themes, Fantasy Violence

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