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Parents' Guide to

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Repetitive gameplay in an unimaginative movie adaptation.

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Community Reviews

age 9+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 6+

not bad for 6+

A bit shocked the game was ok so yeah not bad at all.
age 8+

nice for 8

I'm a little concerned but hey not a bad game after all

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (2 ):

When adapting a movie about a musical group, like Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, it makes sense to use a rhythm game format. But there's simply not enough variety in swinging the Wii controllers in different directions to the beat of each new song. The fact that the helium-voiced Chipmunks make most of their songs sound the same doesn't help either. Three mini-games -- which pop up in the middle of songs -- add a little variety, until they too become repetitive. It would help to at least see the Chipmunks doing some different dance moves to each song, but we don't. And there's a limit to how many times you can hear Alvin tell you you've earned "an A for Awesome!" Even the story scenes that occur between tour stops feel like the same conversation over and over -- and they're depicted with still pictures, not animation. You can't help but feel that developers behind this game just didn't feel like trying very hard.

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