Kombo writes: "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs is the game for the new 3D animated movie of the same name. For the game, you play as members of the herd of now extinct animals. The game is told through a bed time story of the time right before the birth of Manny and Ellie's daughter Peaches. You play as Sid, Manny (briefly), Scratt and the newest member to the gang, Buck the weasel. With a variety fun pack of gameplay styles Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs.
When describing the gameplay in Ice Age, there is a cornucopia of gameplay styles at work in the same game. Ice Age is in direct opposition to other games that try and squeeze the death out of mini-game compilations and call it an entire game. To list off the styles of gameplay would be to list off a who's who of gaming greats. Crash Bandicoot, God of War, Marble Madness, Ratchet and Clank, Gradius, Star Fox, Donkey Kong and more of these recognizable names all have their influence on Ice Age. It is evident in the way that each level seemingly feels different than the last. Even when the gameplay style repeats itself it is properly spaced from the previous time that it doesn't give the game a sense that the developers ran out of ideas or time..."