Parents' Guide to

LEGO Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Fantastic sequel, but for older LEGO fans due to violence.

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

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 11+

i love lego indiana jones 2 (Well Sort of)

i like this game because i played it and played ¨The Original Adventures¨ but when i try to load my save data it just says my save data is damaged and cannot be used, I think that there should be a solution to this problem I now use a USB Flash drive to solve the problem when i play the game with my save data on my flash drive It works right!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Easy to play/use
Too much violence
age 4+

Great cooperative play for parents and kids

I have tried various video games with my 4-year old son, who absolutely loves to play games on the iphone/ipad, and wanted to try something more "substantial". Almost all of the titles aimed at his age group (early development, such as sesame street, etc), are not only boring for him (a cardinal sin, clearly), but almost impossible for him to control. He has a really hard time with the wii remote, particularly in any aiming/pointing task. That being said, this game is great. He finds it really fun and engaging, and he's quite adept at the ps3 controller. The drop-in/drop-out and open world cooperative play allow him to explore on his own, with me to help him with anything too hard. We love playing it together. After a month or two of playing together, it's now usually him that wants to do all but the trickiest of challenges. As all characters are made of lego bricks, even the "violence" isn't really so, merely bricks separating, etc. Over all, the best thing about this game, and games in this series in general, is it allows us to play together, something that we both like and are challenged by. Highly recommended.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (21 ):

Anyone who has played other LEGO games -- especially the first LEGO Indy game -- may think they know exactly what to expect from LEGO Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues. And while all the now-classic elements of the LEGO video games are intact, this latest entry adds enough winningly new features to revitalize a series that never seemed like it was flagging in the first place. Instead of one centralized hub world from which players can enter different chapters of the story, we now have six hubs, each of which is fully playable with secret areas to uncover, enemies to fight, hidden items to uncover, and vehicles to race. A new split-screen for cooperative play allows two players to finally travel in different directions. And the Builder Mode, in which you can create your own playable levels from scratch offers hours of enjoyment on its own.

LEGO Indiana Jones 2 is more than a great new addition to the LEGO game series, it's a great new direction. (And as a side note, Crystal Skull is much more enjoyable as a LEGO game than it was as a movie.)

Online interaction: The game features online cooperative play. Live voice chat on some systems will be unmonitored. Parents should check their system's family settings to make sure children are safeguarded.

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