Parents' Guide to

High School Musical: Makin' the Cut

By Jinny Gudmundsen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Rhythm puzzles to HSM tunes for tween fans.

Game Nintendo DS 2007
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What you will—and won't—find in this game.

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age 7+

Based on 1 parent review

age 7+

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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This gameplay isn't novel; in fact, it's a clone of the 2006 hit DS title Elite Beat Agents. For kids who have never experienced this type of rhythm puzzle play, it will be fun at first. But unlike Elite Beat Agents, this game only has the musical puzzles and doesn't boast a strong storyline to sustain your interest. Your motivation is simply to better your score and unlock new outfits or locations for the performances.

The bottom line: For fans of the movies, High School Musical: Makin' the Cut is a fun way to play rhythm puzzles while listening to the songs they love. But eventually the gameplay loses its novelty.

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