Parents' Guide to

uDraw Dood's Big Adventure

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Points for originality, but controls take getting used to.

Game Nintendo Wii 2010
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 8+
The kids loved seeing their creations come to life in the games.
age 5+

Good Times

I just got this game for my kids. They are enjoying it. Whenever they ask me to get them past a level. I find it hard to give the tablet back to them. Strangely addicting. I usually stick to my xbox, but I've been logging some hours on Dood with the kids. The music has this funky African vibe.

This title has:

Educational value

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Without doubt, uDraw Dood's Big Adventure is majorly innovative. It asks you to control video game characters in ways that have never been tried before -- and as such, it's an interesting and unique experience. It is, however, not as successful as some of the other games released thus far for use with the uDraw tablet. Using a stylus to control an action game is par for the course on the Nintendo DS, but there you're using the stylus directly on the screen, making direct contact with the environment your moves affect. Here, your hands are working in one place, while your eyes are focused on another, and that takes some getting used to. If you've got the patience to handle the lengthy learning curve, though, this is a fun and very original action game. Plus the creative element, which feels very much like another THQ property, Drawn to Life, is loads of fun. Even there, though, coloring on three dimensional models is a whole lot trickier than using the tablet to make a 2-D piece of art.

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo Wii
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: THQ
  • Release date: November 15, 2010
  • Genre: Action/Adventure
  • ESRB rating: E for Cartoon Violence
  • Last updated: August 30, 2016

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