Parents' Guide to

Drawn to Life

By Jinny Gudmundsen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Draw it and it's part of the game -- wow.

Game Nintendo DS 2007
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What makes this game so good for kids is that they are in control of what their gaming world looks like and they can modify or customize it as they play, becoming vested in the outcome of the game. They also can influence the mood of the game with their drawings. A dark ominous cloud creates a feeling of foreboding, whereas a bright blue cloud creates a happier place to play. You can also create a silly mood by drawing zany things.

While the opportunity to draw so much of the game makes Drawn to Life special, you don't need to be an artist to play. The animation is quite good, no matter whether you draw a stick figure or a detailed puppy dog. You get to watch your hero walk, run, and jump throughout the game. This is the most unique Nintendo DS we have seen to date -- don't miss this one.

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo DS
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: THQ
  • Release date: September 11, 2007
  • Genre: Puzzle
  • ESRB rating: E for Mild Cartoon Violence
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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