Parents' Guide to

Digi Makeover

By Jinny Gudmundsen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

New looks get old fast; mixed message for tweens.

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1):
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Girl testers said most of the hairstyles didn't look realistic. The makeup options also produced mixed results: While it was fun to change eye color, it was difficult to apply subtle eye makeup. And trying to undo previous actions often resulted in wiping clean all your previous work.

Parents will have to wrestle with whether Digi Makeover could lower their daughter's self-esteem by sending the message that girls aren't pretty without makeup. Or perhaps Digi Makeover might help teach that makeup can create fake beauty, so they should be skeptical of the glamour shown in magazines. Some parents, however, will probably consider Digi Makeover as simply another way for young girls to play dress-up. But Digi Makeover, while initially interesting, won't keep girls' attention for long given its clunky design.

Game Details

  • Platform: Plug-and-play TV games
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Radica
  • Release date: November 17, 2006
  • Genre: Girl
  • ESRB rating: NR
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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