A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this game.
Themes of striving for fame and always looking fashionable pervade the game.
Sex, Romance & Nudity
Some of the costumes look a little sexy.
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This is part of the Disney-created Cheetah Girls brand, which started with the 2003 Cheetah Girls movie.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this game is about the Disney-created girl band the Cheetah Girls. It's related to but doesn't reenact their third TV movie, The Cheetah Girls: One World. Fashion is the theme in one of the minigames, and players earn outfits to dress the band members and trade with others using the Nintendo local wireless connection. Girls can go online through this game because it supports Disney's D-Gamer, an online community where you can chat with friends, see the achievements you have unlocked in Disney games, and create an Avatar that can be seen by others as you chat. D-Gamer does allow parents to set the security levels for chatting: "Speed Chat" lets kids only communicate using a preset list of phrases and symbols; "Speed Chat Plus" introduces free-form typing but blocks inappropriate language; and "Open Chat" requires the exchange of Friend Codes outside of D-Gamer.
Is It Any Good?
While the game emphasizes such shallow themes as fame and fashion, it also encourages tweens and teens to read the story. Two of the three games require girls to use their memory skills to play. Plus, girls can play together with either one game cartridge or two.
Fans of the Cheetah Girls will be thrilled that this video game features five songs from soundtrack of the new movie, plus five from the Cheetah Girls' first two movies. Plus, this game cartridge can also turn the DS into a music player. Girls can listen to the Cheetah Girls songs on their DS by selecting the song list option and plugging earphones into the closed DS.
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