Parents' Guide to

I Spy Spooky Mansion (Wii)

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Spooky and smart; possibly the best of the series.

Game Nintendo Wii 2010
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 5+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 2+

Too childish

I totally disliked this game.
age 7+

More Game Than You Expect

Highly entertaining and occupying for the whole family. . . .

This title has:

Educational value

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (3):

I Spy Spooky Mansion is outlandishly good. While it still follows the same basic hidden-object formula of the other I Spy games, it also throws in a slew of new features that make excellent use of the Wii's capabilities. There are motion-gaming moments where you may have to turn a crank or swing a net to catch bugs; and at other points, you have to aim a flashlight into the darkness. Simply exploring the mansion can be loads of fun, as there are tons of spooky little surprises to come across, like doors that rattle, stuffed animals that suddenly turn their heads, or mysterious footsteps heard nearby. The creepy atmosphere is played to the hilt, but all in the name of fun. The game plays tricks on you as well, repeatedly making you think you're about to make your escape, only to throw a twist at you at the last minute and send you on more riddle quests. This game is great, spooky, witty fun that can be enjoyed by a whole family.

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo Wii
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Scholastic
  • Release date: October 19, 2010
  • Genre: Puzzle
  • ESRB rating: E for (No Descriptors)
  • Last updated: August 30, 2016

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