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Are you Smarter Than a 5th Grader: Back to School

By Michael Lafferty, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Some flaws prevent this game from getting top marks.

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The main problem with 5th Grader: Back to School rears its head when players are in the Pop Quiz mode. These questions are timed and run the gauntlet of the question types; however, the connectivity between the Wii remote and the game screen can hinder answering the questions in a timely manner and create frustrations. Generally, the questions cover a nice range of topics from 1st grade to 5th, and the game presentation is solid. Graphically, the game does not challenge the Wii's abilities, but the audio can feature redundant phrases.

Game Details

  • Platforms: Nintendo DS , Nintendo DSi , Nintendo Wii
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: THQ
  • Release date: November 2, 2010
  • Genre: Party
  • ESRB rating: E for Alcohol Reference, Comic Mischief, Violent References
  • Last updated: August 30, 2016

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