Parents' Guide to

Wizards of Waverly Place: Spellbound

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

TV spin-off's smart controls make casting spells easy.

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age 7+

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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If you ignore the rather lousy graphics, Wizards of Waverly Place: Spellbound has a lot to offer. Fans of the show will rejoice in the fun storyline and cute/goofy dialogue. They'll also love how much variety there is in the game. There are a whole bunch of different spells to learn and use, including spells to make things move, spells to turn people into animals, spells to change your appearance, and so on. The game's very smart and simple control scheme makes using all those different spells a cinch. There are also a slew of new outfits that can be unlocked for Alex to wear whenever she wants -- always a big draw for kids who like to customize their characters. The game may be pure fan service, but those fans are unlikely to be disappointed.

Online interaction: This game, like most DS games from Disney, can connect to Disney's online gaming community, DGamer. DGamer allows kids a generally safe place to post high scores, win special rewards, and chat with gaming friends.

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