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Where's Waldo? (NES)

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Written by  :  Evan Agresti (7)
Written on  :  Oct 28, 2009
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Summary

A kids game WAY past it's time, if it had one.

The Good

I haven't played this game in years. This game needs to be reviewed from a kids perspective since I doubt most adults would play a where's Waldo game of this type.I remember that I thought the graphics were fairly good and that I liked using the magnifying glass to look around.

The Bad

This game obviously didn't take much effort to do which is why it gets failing marks. The game play is of course veeery repetitive. In fact, the game could have been some sort of adventure game for kids (sort of like put put) and have been a lot better. Even if you put this game in the time line of the early nineties you still can see why it gets bad marks, it's just too repetitive and the game play is decidedly unoriginal.

The Bottom Line

This game is way past it's time and was only for very young Waldo fans. Now it's even less significant. Basically, this is no longer a valid game for modern gamers to play except for a little laugh or nostalgia.