Parents' Guide to

Mario & Luigi: Dream Team

By Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Eclectic and engaging RPG with light, cartoonish action.

Game Nintendo 3DS 2013
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This title has:

Great messages
Too much violence
Too much consumerism

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (7 ):

The sheer scope and eclectic nature of Mario & Luigi: Dream Team will make it a must-have for many 3DS owners. It's a massive game that manages the impressive feat of delivering a steady stream of unexpected (and often highly unusual) play moments from start to finish. Each new area brings with it a host of specific puzzle concepts, abilities for Mario and Luigi to learn in both the dream and waking worlds, and new ways to evolve your characters. It's an impressive feat of game design and a ton of fun to play.

Of course, it's not perfect. The dialogue -- while witty and charming -- pops up too frequently and ends up bogging down the action at times. Plus, the run-of-the-mill graphics, while attractive, don't really move the ball forward for Mario & Luigi games (though some scenes -- particularly the special Bros. Powers animations -- have amazing depth when viewed in 3D). Still, there's no denying Mario & Luigi: Dream Team is polished, dense, and incredibly fun play. It's among the very best available for Nintendo's handheld.

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