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By Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Movie game has good graphics, lots of mild combat.

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For a game based on a movie, Bolt is surprisingly compelling. The voice cast, graphics, and animations are excellent; it sometimes feels as though the game is an interactive computer-animated movie. And it's a cinch to learn. On-screen instructions provide all of the information players need to understand and execute Bolt's stock of moves and attacks, and hints pop up if the player is struggling against a particularly tricky foe.

It does, however, fall into repetition a little too often. The game has a tendency to cycle between activities, making players, say, spend a few minutes navigating a treacherous area before arriving in a big open area where they spend several minutes fighting a seemingly never-ending stream of cookie-cutter villains. A better blended series of challenges would have made things a bit less monotonous and more organic. Still, it's short enough that the repetition doesn't become a major factor. If you have a Bolt fan in your household, this is a good pick.

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