Parents' Guide to

Imagine Fashion Party

By Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Fashion game for girls has fun mini-games, poor controls.

Game Nintendo Wii 2009
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age 17+

Based on 1 parent review

age 17+

I cried!

I am from Korea.I like to design fashion.So this game Will be helping me. I respect it. hu My Eaglish is short. so,this all.. God bress you

Is It Any Good?

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Shallow themes of fame, fashion, and commercialism aside, Imagine Fashion Party had potential to be a fun romp for style-loving girls. The mini-games that make up each episode of the game show have some neat ideas. Players cut out fabric patterns by aiming the Wii remote at the screen and following cut lines, push pins into dummies by thrusting the remote toward the screen, trim off straggly bits of hair by moving the remote pointer along dotted lines, and apply mascara by holding the remote on its side and tilting it like a brush.

Problem is, these controls are unreliable and frustrating. The software often fails to pick up obvious movements, forcing players to repeat the same motion over again -- probably more hurriedly and less accurately as they to beat a dwindling clock. It doesn't help that play instructions often lack clarity, leaving the player to fumble with the remote until she figures out the proper technique. Making matters worse, some segments, such as the catwalk, are long, repetitive, and bland (one can't help but wonder what sort of fashion show would have models walking down runways over and over again wearing the same clothes, doing the same moves, and strutting to the same song). Imagine Fashion Party has a decent concept at its core, but it needed more time on the drawing board.

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo Wii
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: UbiSoft
  • Release date: January 20, 2009
  • Genre: Girl
  • ESRB rating: E for Mild Lyrics
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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