Parents' Guide to

Toy Story 3

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Phenomenal game with action too intense for younger kids.

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

Community Reviews

age 9+

Based on 8 parent reviews

age 9+
Difficult to play.
age 9+


In my opinion, most games that are based on movies aren't really up my ally. But this game, OH MY GOSH! It is truly a fantastically amazing game! There's so much to do in it! You can play the story mode, which is based on the movie, or you can do the amazing toy box mode, where you can customize buildings and people! Also, the game has such a huge variety of game styles, like racing, shooting, world making, platform jumping, and so much more! This game, however, can be intense and a little frightening. The explosions and ground-pounding sounds feel and look real. The game is more intense when Buzz Lightyear shoots alien robots in an outer space setting, and that is like the best part throughout the game! I'm not gonna lie: this game is really fun and exciting! It is totally worth playing! TO INFINITY AND BEYOND!!!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much consumerism

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (8 ):
Kids say (16 ):

Toy Story 3 is astonishingly good, and undoubtedly one of the best movie-based games ever. The open world Toy Box mode can be a completley different experience for everybody who plays, and offers so much to do and see that kids can expect to be entertained for a good, long while. The story scenes that retell the plot of the film are crafted in a spectacular, non-linear fashion that reward roaming and exploration almost as much as the Toy Box mode. And, wow, is that Toy Box mode good. It contains a seemingly endless list of missions that will have you scaling mountains, tossing bandits in jail, driving a stunt track, costuming a mariachi band, or performing any number of other crazy tasks. The amount of variety is simply stunning; Toy Story 3 features enough game styles to fill a full library -- racing, platform jumping, first-person shooting, third-person shooting, character customization, world building, puzzles, stealth, strategy, and on and on. All that, and the game looks and sounds terrific, with many of the original actors providing voices for the game. This is an absolute winner.

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