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Parents' Guide to

Animal Kingdom: Wildlife Expedition

By Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Educational safari game has a strong conservation theme.

Game Nintendo Wii 2009
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

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There’s not much to Animal Kingdom: Wildlife Expedition, but what’s here ought to prove plenty of fun for animal-loving kids. The animals animate and behave fairly realistically, and it’s fun to earn their trust by inching a bit closer each day. Plus, the fun facts in the animal file are just the right length to relate a couple of bits of information you didn’t know about impalas and elephants without bogging down the action.

What you won’t get from the game is a lot of variation in play. Kids end up doing the much the same thing day after day, with the only excitement coming in the form of newly discovered animals and the occasional fresh item, like a squall machine that can change the weather to draw out particular kinds of animals. Thankfully, its bargain price of $29.99 means we can still give parents a green light to check out this fun and educational Wii game.

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo Wii
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Natsume
  • Release date: September 30, 2009
  • Genre: Edutainment
  • ESRB rating: E for Mild Violence
  • Last updated: August 31, 2016

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