Octomania is definitely less accessible than say, Dr. Mario or Tetris, but its infectious charm won Games Radar over and assuaged a lot of their initial control-related frustrations. From its upbeat theme song, to its offbeat characters, everything about Octomania's presentation had Games Radar wanting to play more. Although its motion controls are useless, Octomania is definitely one of the better Wii-exclusive puzzlers.
- Cute, quirky Japanese art and dialogue
- Samurai crabs and flaky robots
- Stringing huge chains for massive damage
- Voice acting is hit and miss
- Motion controls are frustrating
- Funkee, the jive-talkin' tree