Tecmo, initially a supplier of cleaning equipment and now best known for Ninja Gaiden and Dead or Alive, was founded on this day in 1967!

Turn It Around (Nintendo DS)

41
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
...
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.
Not an American user?

Description

Turn It Around is a compilation game of 24 mini-games, each with their own set of goals. To complete them, the player must use the stylus on the touch screen to turn a wheel, each will test the players speed, power and technique for each. The games are:
  • Arkanoid - The classic block and paddle game based on Breakout.
  • Elevator Action - Turn the wheel left or right to get people to their floor.
  • Birdman - Turn the wheel in order to make a bird fly..
  • Robo Crush - Turn the wheel to drop a compact crusher onto a robot.
  • Golf - Use the touch screen wheel to get the ball onto the green.
  • Money Grab - Catch money from the sky while avoiding falling bombs.
  • Fishing - Turn the wheel in order to reel in a big fish.
  • Skateboard - Try and perform big tricks for a high score.
  • Sushi - Turn a conveyor belt to serve customers.
  • Bub Bob - Shoot bubbles at monsters.
  • Ice Dessert - Make ten snow cones within an allotted time limit.
  • Pottery - Keep a bar within an allotted range to make three vases.
  • Takoyaki - Turn the wheel to fry food for customers.
  • Safe Cracker - A memory game of combinations.
  • Cameltry - A take on an arcade classic where you turn a map to get your ball to a certain point while avoiding obstacles.
  • Station Guide - Guide a drunk guy to a train station in an allotted time.
  • Packed Train - Maintain a balance without getting sick on a train.
  • Dragonfly Hunt - Turn the wheel to hypnotize dragonflies in order to catch them.
  • Swan Runner - A side scrolling game where you race and avoid obstacles.
  • Duck Boat - A racing game where you must be first to make it to the finish line.
  • Turning Puzzle - Turn the wheel to fit pieces of a puzzle together.
  • Hammer Throw - Try the throw a hammer the farthest.
  • Pitch Hitter - Try to hit a home run.
  • Umbrella Man - A side scroller where you use the wheel to float above obstacles while avoiding a giant.
There is a multiplayer mode as well, letting friends go at it head-to-head. In addition to this, there is a challenge mode and a free play mode where the player can play the games at their own pace.

Screenshots

Turn It Around Nintendo DS Title screen.

Part of the Following Group

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.


The Press Says

Game Vortex Sep 12, 2007 74 out of 100 74
DS-x2 Aug 13, 2007 5.4 out of 10 54
Cheat Code Central Aug 31, 2007 2.5 out of 5 50
GamersMark Apr 01, 2008 4 out of 10 40
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2007 4 out of 10 40
GameSpot Sep 18, 2007 4 out of 10 40
Deeko Sep 03, 2007 3.5 out of 10 35
Eurogamer.net (UK) May 04, 2007 3 out of 10 30
Mygamer.com Oct 21, 2007 3 out of 10 30
DS-Extreme Sep 19, 2007 19 out of 100 19

Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


Trivia

There is no trivia on file for this game.


Big John WV (25282) added Turn It Around (Nintendo DS) on Jun 17, 2008