Straight up—its hard for a sequel, ANY sequel, to score as high or even higher than the original game it was spawned from. We here at GameCritics.com hold ourselves to a higher standard than many, and "more of the same" (regardless of the quality of the original) isnt enough to justify a good score.
With a solid base like the original Super Monkey Ball to build from, the job is simple. Simply adding additional levels and mini-games that share in the same spirit as the first game is enough to make this sequel worthwhile.
According to the ESRB, this game contains: Violence
Parents have absolutely nothing to fear. If there is a game that is safer and less offensive to play than Tetris, Id like someone to send me an email and let me know what it is. Gamers in general would be wise to add this game to their library if […]
With practically every influential console titles origins in Japan and an equal amount of groundbreaking PC titles cranked out across the seas in America, I find it a bit surprising that one of the worlds best video games, Tetris, came from Russia. Still, despite its surprising point of origin, why look the horse in the mouth? Any way you slice it, Tetris easily ranks among the worlds best titles. Looking at it objectively, few games can match its accessibility; almost anyone able to pick it up and play within seconds.
Its a simple enough idea, which is a good thing. In my opinion, all of the best puzzle games are built on simple ideas. However, the end result of Puzzlekings effort is lacking the required playability and spark to elevate it into the top tiers of puzzledom.
Parents are safe with ZooCube. There is no questionable language, no sexual content and no violence of any kind. Gamers in general will find a very average puzzle game that is neither terrible nor amazing. Some might want to check out the four-player option, but otherwise its forgettable. Puzzle gamers […]
Parents have nothing to worry here, as the game is perfectly child safe. Provided a family has more than one GBA, it can probably provide some fun family entertainment. Even those who aren't fans of the genre will appreciate the level of competition the game provides, having emphasis on combos […]
Parents don't have a thing to worry about. In fact, the game's bizarre intro sequence features a real-life family sitting around a TV and enjoying the game. The enjoyment portrayed is entirely fictitious, but the game's family slant is not. It may bore your kids into submission, but there's no […]
Have you ever seen a game on a shelf that you looked at over and over without ever buying? Have you ever left the store and then picked the game right back up on your next visit? You may feel drawn to repeatedly scrutinize the same package, but its hard to tell the difference between a sleeper hit and a piece of garbage from a box cover.