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SpongeBob vs. The Big One: Beach Party Cook-Off

By Erin Bell, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Fun all-ages cooking sim with a SpongeBob twist.

Game Nintendo DS 2009
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Although it clearly borrows its concept from Cooking Mama, and isn't quite as refined, Beach Party Cook-Off does a good job of adapting the formula for SpongeBob fans. The game is fully voice-acted, and the Plankton look cute as they work away in the kitchen. With more than 100 recipes to unlock (many of them SpongeBob themed like seaweed salad and the Bubble Bass Special), the game offers a decent length and support for up to four-person multiplayer. It's just a shame there isn't more of an ongoing story in between levels to break up the action.

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo DS
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: THQ
  • Release date: March 3, 2009
  • Genre: Time Management
  • ESRB rating: E for (No Descriptors)
  • Last updated: November 5, 2015

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