Parents' Guide to

Toy Story 3 (DS)

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Less violent than the console games and heavy on strategy.

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

Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 4+

He was so quick

age 7+

I love the movie and the game.

Great levels,awesome CGI,great action,ect.I LOVE THIS GAME! I recommend this game for your Nintendo DS.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5):
Kids say (6):

The story-based action levels of Toy Story 3 (DS) are long and creatively designed. They're heavy on platform jumping, but include some very imaginative steps along the way, like swinging from balloon strings and boucing along darts in a wall. Some neat fantasy segments take you into the more "realistic" sci-fi world of Buzz Lightyear or the Wild West world of Woody, where the action picks up pace and changes focus to dodging obstacles, and in Buzz's case, shooting (though not in a graphic way). It's a nice change of pace when it comes. The strategy levels -- which can be also played individually, outside of the story mode -- are a real treat, offering a kid-friendly incarnation of the classic "tower defense" type of video game. Just seeing the different types of toy "attackers" is part of the fun, as there was a whole lot of imagination put into the design of these games.

Online interaction: This game connects to Disney's online social community, D-Gamer, where kids can create avatars and send messages to one another in a supervised environment. In the game, kids can win many, many prizes for use in the D-Gamer world, mostly in the form of costumes and accessories for their avatars.

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