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Parents' Guide to

Emergency Heroes

By Dwight Odelius, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Action-packed racing game fails to impress.

Game Nintendo Wii 2008
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Players control the vehicles with the Wii remote held horizontally, turning it left and right like a steering wheel. The controls are overly sensitive, and the slightest movement can send some vehicles careening into a wall. Alternately, the Wii steering wheel accessory can be used, but this only makes the remote easier to hold -- it doesn't make controlling the vehicle any less fiddly.

As Wii games go, Emergency Heroes is generally good-looking, with bright, attractive graphics. The game play is heavy on arcade-style driving action, and doesn't require much thinking. Those looking for some mindless thrills without much else to do, may find this an acceptable diversion for awhile. Those looking for a great racing game will not find it here.

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo Wii
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Release date: May 27, 2008
  • Genre: Racing
  • ESRB rating: E10+ for Mild Violence
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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