Parents' Guide to

I Spy Universe

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Space-themed hidden object puzzles, plus mini-games.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 1 parent review

age 6+

This title has:

Too much violence
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

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

The fuel-earning mini-games in I Spy Universe add a great new layer to the classic hidden object game. As fun as these scavenger hunt games are, they can be a strain on the eyes after a while, so it's nice to have the visual searching broken up every now and again by a less-static mini-game. The picture puzzles of I Spy Universe tend to veer toward the "jumble of random objects" type; this is a slight disappointment as these games are arguably more fun when the objects you need to find are blended into a complete scene. But at least the messes of scattered toys are artistic messes, and still fun to scour through. All in all, this is still a nice addition to a winning series.

Game Details

  • Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Scholastic
  • Release date: June 21, 2010
  • Genre: Puzzle
  • ESRB rating: E for (No Descriptors)
  • Last updated: August 30, 2016

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