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Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas: Oogie's Revenge

By Chris Jozefowicz, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Musical action game will please movie's fans.

Game PlayStation 2 , Xbox 2005
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Although experienced players might find the action simple, this video game sequel to the movie provides a satisfying adventure in a delightfully macabre world. Most impressively, the game captures the sweetly morbid mood of the movie. The graphics are perfect for representing the cartoonish, almost toy-like nature of the characters and settings. Yes, Jack is fighting his way through legions of skeletons, ghosts, and trolls, but the undead manage to seem more cuddly than creepy: Skeletons dangling from nooses casually read books as they hang; Jack rides a sleigh made from a coffin pulled by reindeer skeletons.

There are some problems. The battle viewing angles are sometimes poor, and fighting can get tiresome as Jack whips his way through hordes of rather weak enemies. And some songs play too frequently. But even the most tedious sequences are beautiful to behold.

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