Parents' Guide to

Game Wave

By Jinny Gudmundsen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

System encourages families to play together.

Game Game Wave 2006
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Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 1 parent review

age 12+

Family Oriented? Not our family!

I don't know what family this is supposed to be oriented towards, but it isn't ours! The trivia game told my 9 year old daughter "You Suck" when she got an answer wrong. Really family oriented!

This title has:

Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1):
Kids say: Not yet rated

In addition to being a DVD gaming system, the Game Wave is a regular DVD player. Because the system costs $110, it will appeal most to families looking to pick up a first or second DVD player. We found that the "Open/Close" button on this system was less responsive than typical DVD players; families purchasing the Game Wave will need to be patient and may have to push the button multiple times to insert DVDs into the system.

Twenty years ago families would congregate around a board game to play trivia games. Nowadays, with kids weaned on technology, board games seem tame. Game Wave's combination of music, videos, narration, and multimedia breathes life into trivia games in a way that this new generation can embrace.

Game Details

  • Platform: Game Wave
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: ZAPIT Games
  • Release date: July 19, 2006
  • Genre: Party
  • ESRB rating: NR
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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