DS #1452: Animal Genius (USA)

Discussion in 'GBAtemp & Scene News' started by shaunj66, Sep 30, 2007.

  1. shaunj66
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    shaunj66 Administrator

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    ^^ndsrelease-2138^^
     
  2. JPH

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    Edutainment [​IMG]

    I can't wait to learn about different animals! Yay, kids!


    So much crap being released...
     
  3. Chotaz

    Chotaz I'm back! :D

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    Couldn't agree more,
    ~they screw the console's name with this kinda stuff [​IMG]
     
  4. skarthebloodchild

    skarthebloodchild Keep It Old School

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    There are parents that want to teach their kids via nds [​IMG]
     
  5. Raisingod

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    I don't think edutaiment is necceseraly crap and its nice to see things that are intended to make kids smarter
     
  6. Hadrian

    Hadrian Better than Craigslist

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    No they are intended to make money off their parents.

    Its a shame that not all of these titles have the quality of the ones that Nintendo makes.
     
  7. Jei

    Jei Translator and romhacker wannabe

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    Zillions of pixels far away~
    "Challenge Your Animal IQ!" [​IMG]

    Is this piece of software for humans or animals?
     
  8. WeaponXxX

    WeaponXxX Too F'in Blonde

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    I personally encourage educational software on the DS.
     
  9. GeekyGuy

    GeekyGuy Professional loafer

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    Same here. Not everything should be catered to the 16-year-old chump (or 30-something-year-old, in my case). Hadrian might be right...but he might also be wrong. We don't know the developers personally -- at least I don't -- and guessing their intentions aren't gonna bring us any closer to the actual truth of the matter. But I have a couple of friends who specialize in children's products because they were inspired early on in their careers to try to make something of quality for kids. Sure, they make money, but that doesn't make the product(s) any less valuable.

    Trying to to judge this game from our older points of view is perhaps not the best meter for deciding whether or not the game is any good, with respect to the audience it's intended for.
     
  10. JPH

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    Well, I didn't say edutainment was crap. LAst night (4 a.m. or so) there was a couple releases...and they were like all, IMO, crap.

    I like edutainment: learning to drive, brain age(if that counts), learning different languages, etc.

    More kids have DS than older folks - they'd be interested in this crap game (not dissin' the genre; I'm dissing the game).
     
  11. pkprostudio

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    Yay! Now I'll know my animal IQ!
     
  12. wrathek

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    man again with the weird games :s
     
  13. VVoltz

    VVoltz The Pirate Lord

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    I actually read that part and went UH!!?!?!? [​IMG]
     
  14. Torte

    Torte GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    ...

    Am I like the only one who thinks this is pretty good for an edutainment title?
     
  15. LuigiHann

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    Yes, but it's because you're the only one who actually tried it. [​IMG]
     
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