Parents' Guide to

Carnival Island

By Chris Morris, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Move controller makes all the fun of a carnival feel real.

Game PlayStation 3 2011
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age 5+

Based on 1 parent review

age 5+

Great for family fun

The games are simple enough for my 5 years old to learn, but difficult to master. You don't need to be great at the games to unlock contents, but insanely difficult challenges are available, so it's a game suitable for casual and hardcore gamers alike. The controls are sensible as well. You can play with only one move controller but it also supports multiple controllers if you have them. Recommended for anyone looking for relaxing mini games for the family.

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Is It Any Good?

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The Midway makes a smooth transition to the PlayStation 3 in CARNIVAL ISLAND, with some familiar favorite games as well as modern spins on them to make them a bit livelier. The game is incredibly upbeat, which is a nice change of pace, but it's also a lot of fun for both kids and adults, making it a great family gaming choice. Instructions are spoken aloud, so kids who can't read still know what to do if they play by themselves, also. While it's easy to play for long stretches, adults might find the games to be a bit repetitive, even with the variations, but kids won't be able to get enough.

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