Parents' Guide to

Imagine: Figure Skater

By Erin Bell, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Well-balanced sim of a skater's life on and off the rink.

Game Nintendo DS 2008
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age 17+

Based on 1 parent review

age 17+

perfect for the "Entire Family"!!!

We love this Game! It's great for the entire family. I never knew that there was a game that we could "ALL" enjoy. Like i said previously, we "DO" love this game! Thank-you, Phyllis & Jim Florian [email protected]

This title has:

Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

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From training to putting a routine together (players can accept a preset routine or put their own together by selecting a sequence of moves) to sitting with your coach watching scores come in at the end of the program, the game really does a great job of showing the entire process. The game isn't just a sports sim either, but tackles some of the emotional ups and downs that young athletes face. For example, Jessica struggles to balancing her homework with practicing enough to be competitive. She also tries to overcome the jealousy she feels for her best friend Isabel, who's also a competitive skater, and strives to maintain her confidence and focus amidst various distractions.

Cute anime cartoon-style graphics and some fun and quirky scenarios (mini-games include having to clear marauding penguins out of the skating rink by bopping them with curling rocks, and eating sushi while avoiding the cat-shaped sushi rolls) make Imagine: Figure Skater a thorough and entertaining insight into what it's like to be an elite athlete.

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