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Jenga World Tour

MobyRank MobyScore
Nintendo DS
33
3.0
Wii
30
3.0
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Description

Jenga World Tour is a take off of the popular board game in which you take blocks from the lower part of a block tower and set it on top without toppling it. The premise is the same for the video game, using the Wii remote, you pull the blocks while moving the remote and using "A" button while using the "B" button to tap them out gently to keep the stack from toppling over.

There are several different backgrounds (in the pit of a volcano, medieval England, underwater, prehistoric times or even the Himalayan Mountain) you can play in, each having their own special differences, such as blocks freezing in the Himalayan stage or only being able to hold onto hot blocks in the volcano for a limited time or even avoiding catapults in the England stage.

There is also an arcade mode where you play a continuous game of Jenga or you can play against a friend in multi-player mode. The Nintendo DS runs along similar lines, using the stylus pen to pull out and tap blocks out of place, but doesn't have the same levels as the Wii version, but does have the same kind of effects (i.e. ice blocks, cement blocks and even UFO attacks). You can also play against a friend using Wi-Fi.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Jenga" -- Australian Wii Title

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The Press Says

Gamezoom Wii Apr 06, 2008 65 out of 100 65
4Players.de Wii Feb 25, 2008 60 out of 100 60
Maxim Magazine Wii Dec 10, 2007 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
IGN Nintendo DS Nov 27, 2007 4 out of 10 40
GameZone Wii Dec 23, 2007 3.5 out of 10 35
AceGamez Nintendo DS Jan 09, 2008 3 out of 10 30
Jeuxvideo.com Nintendo DS Mar 03, 2008 5 out of 20 25
Game Informer Magazine Wii Jan, 2008 2 out of 10 20
Game Shark Wii Jan 24, 2008 D- 16
The Review Busters Wii 2007 0 out of 10 0

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Awards

  • Game Informer
    • January 2008 (Issue #77) - #10 Worst Game of 2007

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