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Parents' Guide to

Yoshi Topsy-Turvy

By Jinny Gudmundsen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Innovative Yoshi game tilts its way to top rating.

Game Game Boy Advance 2005
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age 4+

Based on 1 parent review

age 4+

It is so amazing!

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say: Not yet rated

It's rare for a player to make it through a mission the first time, since each challenges kids to think about how to best use the tilt mechanism. Sometimes kids will need Yoshi to jump onto a pendulum and then get it swinging high enough by moving the GBA back and forth, so that Yoshi can leap to reach something. Other times kids will navigate Yoshi's ship by controlling the water with the tilt mechanism.

This is a great GBA title because it requires kids to look at the world differently --literally -- as they tilt Yoshi's world to change its gravity. The missions vary greatly and show off the incredible innovation of the designers as they present numerous ways to use the tilt sensor. If you own a GBA, don't miss this topsy-turvy ride!

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