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Scooby Doo Mystery Mayhem

Game review by
Chris Saunders, Common Sense Media
Scooby Doo Mystery Mayhem Game Poster Image
Solve puzzles, seek clues, and flee monsters.

Parents say

age 18+
Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 3+
Based on 3 reviews

A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this game.

Positive Messages
Violence & Scariness

There are plenty of monsters and ghosts throughout the game, which could possibly frighten the youngest players. They are similar to the villains that are in the cartoon, though, so if your kids can handle that, this will be no problem.

Language
Consumerism

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that this game probably will only appeal to a small age group. There is no violence, but ghosts and monsters that chase Scooby and Shaggy may frighten young players. First-timers may be frustrated by the challenging puzzles that need to be solved to advance, while mature players will probably master the game in minutes and be ready to move on to something else.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written bysnes64dsi March 2, 2013

WORST Scooby-Doo game EVER!

This game is just hard to beat, Scooby and Shaggy get scared easily (you have to start over from your last save point), you have to press buttons constantly wea... Continue reading
Teen, 15 years old Written byTll22 April 25, 2013

Scooby-Doo= Kid friendly:))))))))))

This game is perfect for any Scooby-Doo! fan of all ages. I have played the game many times and get great enjoyment out of the experience. Bottom line, let your... Continue reading
Kid, 11 years old June 17, 2010
perfect for all ages to enjoy so good gamplay nice voice acting puzzles and other fun things from what i remember i played this when i was 5 years old on ages 2... Continue reading

What's it about?

In SCOOBY-DOO! MYSTERY MAYHEM, the sequel to Night of 100 Frights, players alternate control between Scooby and Shaggy to locate a powerful book called the Tome of Doom, which a wealthy businessman is using to summon a wild assortment of creatures. The main objectives include ensnaring monsters, searching for clues, solving puzzles, and grabbing as many bonus Scooby Snacks as possible along the way.

Each of the six spooky levels will test players' ability to solve puzzles, outsmart villains and capture ghosts with the Tome of Doom. Players will explore environments that include a movie set, bayou, abandoned laboratory, and the Wild West.

Is it any good?

Unlike a lot of adventure games, this one has only single-player mode. This allows players to determine their own fate, while giving them the opportunity to learn the tricks needed to solve the mysteries in each unique environment.

Overall, the content is suitable for children of all ages. However, the beginning player may get a bit frustrated by the challenging puzzles that need to be solved to advance, while the more experienced player may quickly get bored with the game.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about which part of the game they enjoy most and why. Do you prefer Scooby games or Scooby TV shows? Why?

Game details

  • Platforms: Game Boy Advance
  • Price: $29.99
  • Available online? Not available online
  • Developer: THQ
  • Release date: October 13, 2003
  • Genre: Role-Playing
  • ESRB rating: E

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