Parents' Guide to

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

By Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Movie game features mild violence and plenty of play modes.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 11+

ice age 3 DAWN OF THE DINOSAURS the game

ice age is a cool game it is good for 11 years and up. you have to let your kids 11 years to play this game it is so awesome

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
age 17+
I want Ice Age 3

Is It Any Good?

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

The latest Ice Age game is a fun little counterpart to the new film. With objectives, mechanics, and characters changing every other level, players are unlikely to grow bored quickly. And while this diversity means many levels require a quick explanation of controls and objectives, play is always rudimentary enough that it never takes more than a minute or two to get the hang of things. Plus, there are loads of unlockables earned by collecting and spending cherries, the game’s currency. In addition to several multiplayer mini-games and challenges, players can also purchase movies, art, music, and character voice-overs.

The only downside? Difficulty is occasionally imbalanced. Some kids will find themselves skating through a platform level with little trouble before getting stuck in an area that requires an incongruously high level of hand/eye coordination. Other than this one small beef, Dawn of the Dinosaurs delivers good gaming value -- especially for a game based on a movie license.

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