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Parents' Guide to

Project Runway

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Virtual dress up kit acts as gateway game to watching show.

Game Nintendo Wii 2010
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Outside of its season mode, Project Runway offers ample opportunities for real creativity. The options available in the "workroom" allow you to design innumerable fashions -- and you can easily spend hours doing so. You may wish you had that much freedom in the game's season mode, though, which has way too much handholding. Instead of just being told, "Design an outfit inspired by nature," you might be told to design a green, long-sleeved scoop neck dress with a daisy pattern on it. When your model is in the makeup chair, you'll be told exactly which colors of blush and lipstick to use. There are always a couple of things you can do that aren't specified exactly, but since your design is scored based on how well you match the recipe, the game doesn't grade your design sense so much as it does your ability to follow instructions.Thankfully, accessories allow you to personalize your outfits a lot more.

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo Wii
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Atari
  • Release date: March 2, 2010
  • Genre: Girl
  • ESRB rating: E for (No Descriptors)
  • Last updated: August 31, 2016

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