GameFocus writes: "We've all been here before. A highly-anticipated, big budget movie and the inevitable video game tie-in. And after that, the ensuing crappiness. Stop me if you're heard this one before.
But with established developer Ubisoft helming this tie-in product, the game stood a decent chance of being good in the hands of even the most skeptical reviewer. The 360/PS3 version of the game has received some respectable scores but note this immediately: Avatar for the Wii is a completely different game in both design and execution. So how does our trip to Pandora on the Wii turn out?"