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Parents' Guide to

Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force

By Jinny Gudmundsen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Fabulous portable game with secret agent theme.

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Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 7+
age 7+

and harmless.

Good for a 6 year old who is a good reader but boring for anyone over 8 or 9. The puffles are cute. My kids are boys, so they like playing a secret agent.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6 ):
Kids say (28 ):

This is a fabulous Nintendo DS game, regardless of whether you are an online Club Penguin fan. The secret agent theme, delivered with a quirky sense of humor, makes completing the missions intriguing and hilarious. You can speak with penguins you meet, and if you help them with their problems, they will reward you with cool wardrobe additions or coins. The spy gadgets earned in the game, including a decoder and a two-way communicator, make the gameplay varied and interesting. Plus there are special Spy Puffles, little pet-like bundles of fur, who can help you in tricky situations. Another nice feature is a special Command Coach mode where a parent or older sibling can join in with a younger player to help them complete missions. By using two DS units connected wirelessly, the parent can serve as coach by circling areas to explore on his or her DS, and those hints then show up on the child's DS. It is a very clever addition to family gaming.

For fans of the Web site, this DS world is very similar in look and feel to what you find on the Web site. Favorite online Club Penguin games such as Cart Surfer, Jet Pack Adventure, and Ice Fishing are here. The familiar locations are also the here, but this world offers new expanded areas. However, you don't have to be a fan of the Web site to enjoy this game -- it stands on its own.

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