180°
Submitted by RonaldRaygun 1262d ago | review

Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure Review | Giantbomb

Jeff Gerstmann: "As a parent of zero, I try to stay out of the whole "is this game good for kids?" discussion... because I have no idea. I can sit here and theorize and posit, but beyond thinking that kids are constantly getting sold short by parents who think their children aren't with it enough to handle "real" games and marketers who often try to push some sort of half-assed "edutainment" agenda when promoting youth-oriented games, I don't really have a dog in this hunt. But I will say I wasn't really expecting much from the game part of Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure. Actually, the part where Skylanders is a game is sort of the least interesting thing about it, even though it's more than competent, especially when taken against the somewhat low standards we usually see in the "for kids" area. The cool part is the tech side of Skylanders, which merges its Gauntlet-like gameplay with physical objects that unlock new characters, levels, and bonus items. It all comes together to form... (PC, PS3, Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure, Wii, Xbox 360) 4/5

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
20°

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – The Smaller Things You May Not Know

12m ago - There's no denying The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a mammoth of a game, so these few small tips you m... | PC

Batman's cape - How a cloak drew players into the cowl of Gotham’s protector

12m ago - Making a great licensed superhero game is tough. Not only must developers overcome all the regula... | Industry
Ad

See what games are coming out in 2015

Now - Visit our release calendar to see what games are coming out in 2015. | Promoted post
20°

First Hour: The Evil Within: The Executioner (PS4)

12m ago - Your Head is Safe...Literally. Colin Checks Out the First Hour Of The Evil WithinL The Executione... | PC

Heroes of the Storm June 1st Launch Event Details and Trailer

12m ago - Heroes of the Storm is set to launch on June 2nd in just one week’s time and Blizzard have prepar... | PC
10°

“Wait for Me!” The best retro superhero team-up games

13m ago - The superhero multiplayer game has been around since arcade/archaic ah ha times, like the classic... | Culture