Turn It Around (Nintendo DS)

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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.


Turn It Around Nintendo DS Title screen.

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Game Vortex Sep 12, 2007 74 out of 100 74
GamerDad Sep 02, 2007 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2007 4 out of 10 40
GamersMark Apr 01, 2008 4 out of 10 40
GameSpy Aug 29, 2007 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
411mania.com Sep 27, 2007 3.5 out of 10 35
Deeko Sep 03, 2007 3.5 out of 10 35
IGN Aug 28, 2007 3 out of 10 30
Mygamer.com Oct 21, 2007 3 out of 10 30
Game Freaks 365 Sep 07, 2007 0.7 out of 10 7


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Big John WV (25498) added Turn It Around (Nintendo DS) on Jun 17, 2008