Parents' Guide to

Open Season (Console Version)

By Anise Hollingshead, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Movie tie-in lacks pizzazz; DS version's better.

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While some levels are a hoot, others are disappointing. Players enjoyed racing down icy slopes while stuck to a snowball in a downhill pinball run. They loved throwing rabbits and skunks at the hunters because the rabbits clung to the hunters' faces and slapped them silly, while the skunks gave off quite a smell when tossed. Players disliked jumping Morris onto some rocks to get him across the water because every time he fell off before crossing, he had to swim back and try again.

Likewise, the Mini games were a mixed bag; while fun at first, they are so simple that they soon become boring. Despite some zany moments, the game suffers from a schizoid sense of design. Too much of the gameplay is repetitive, the levels are extremely short, and gameplay stops at the end of every level for load time, which interrupts the flow of the game. As a result, the entire game feels like a long tutorial.

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