Parents' Guide to

SpongeBob SquigglePants

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Wacky micro-games require the uDraw tablet controller.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 1 parent review

age 6+


it's fun

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much consumerism

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1):
Kids say (2):

SpongeBob SquigglePants obviously owes a lot to the style and vibe of the WarioWare micro-game collections, but that fast-paced style and wacky, absurdist vibe fit perfectly with SpongeBob SquarePants, so it all feels very right. Many of the micro-games can be tougher to figure out than to actually play, but that's a big part of the fun. You get hints, of course, about the type of movement you need to perform ("tap," "shake," "draw," etc.), but it's still always a frantic rush of "What do I do?!" as soon as each micro-game starts. And once you've figured them all out, the game can keep your interest by speeding things up a lot. There are a few games that require a bit more precision than the uDraw tablet allows, which can be frustrating, but there are so many of these micro-games that you'll probably be willing to allow for a handful of clunkers in the bunch.

Game Details

  • Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: THQ
  • Release date: April 12, 2011
  • Genre: Mini-games
  • ESRB rating: E for comic mischief
  • Last updated: August 30, 2016

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