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Where the Wild Things Are - Nintendo Wii

Platform : Nintendo Wii
23 customer reviews
Metascore: 65 / 100
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  • Discover a unique and compelling story inspired by both the classic children's book and the live-action movie adaptation
  • Play as the mischievous Max and set off on a journey to the Wild Things' mysterious island
  • Run, jump, climb and swing across daunting terrain while using your scepter to battle fierce creatures
  • Team up with Wild Things, each with unique skills or talents, to help you learn new abilities, solve puzzles and overcome obstacles
  • Test your skills in exciting mini games and start wild dirt-clod fights in the Wild Things Village
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Platform: Nintendo Wii

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Playing as the mischievous Max, players will explore the Wild Things' mysterious island, journeying over dangerous terrain, battling fierce creatures and interacting with the fearsome but loveable Wild Things. Through your adventure, you'll befriend and team up with the Wild Things - each with their own unique skills or special talents - learning valuable new abilities, working together to solve action puzzles, overcoming obstacles and have a rumpus of a good time! Following a unique storyline inspired by Where the Wild Things Are, the game will take players on a journey beyond the movie to explore the mysterious island of the Wild Things on an adventurey that you'll never forget.

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Put on your wolf suit and set off on a journey to an astonishing realm of imagination and adventure. In Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak's beloved children's book and the live-action movie adaptation come alive on your screen in a new way. Make mischief of one kind and another in an exciting, action-packed story that will have you romping alongside creatures straight out of your wildest imaginings.

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Where the Wild Things Are

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Take on the role of Max and explore the Wild Things' amazing island by running, jumping, climbing and swinging across dangerous terrain. Battle fierce creatures with your trusty scepter, and interact with and befriend the fearsome but lovable Wild Things, teaming up with them to overcome obstacles and solve puzzles. With a unique storyline inspired by the book and the film, Where the Wild Things Are takes you into a world of never-before-seen environments and never-to-be-forgotten adventures. Let the wild rumpus start.

Key Game Features:

  • Discover a unique and compelling story inspired by both the classic children's book and the live-action movie adaptation
  • Play as the mischievous Max and set off on a journey to the Wild Things' mysterious island
  • Run, jump, climb and swing across daunting terrain while using your scepter to battle fierce creatures
  • Team up with Wild Things, each with unique skills or talents, to help you learn new abilities, solve puzzles and overcome obstacles
  • Test your skills in exciting mini games and start wild dirt-clod fights in the Wild Things Village
  • For 1 player

Product Details

Platform: Nintendo Wii
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  • ASIN: B002JQ2JUM
  • Product Dimensions: 7.6 x 5.4 x 0.6 inches ; 3.7 ounces
  • Media: Video Game
  • Release Date: October 13, 2009
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #22,699 in Video Games (See Top 100 in Video Games)
  • Discontinued by manufacturer: Yes

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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful By R. Carbajal on October 21, 2009
Platform for Display: Nintendo Wii
I orignally got this game for my niece and started to play it to find out if a six year old could play. Mind you, I play games like Gears of War, Halo, Uncharted, etc. This game is not only fun but a breath of fresh air. I stopped playing FEAR 2 to play this game. I think my mind was getting a little tired of the gore and evil. Anyway back to the game..

Okay it's the Wii so we won't go into the graphics (Atleast it's not ugly). I like the variety in gameplay. You are not just beating things with a stick. And the tasks are just enough to not become monotunous.

A cute and compeling story that makes you feel good to play. I would recommend for all above the age of 8 because of its difficulty.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By bunnyrabbit4 VINE VOICE on October 22, 2009
Platform for Display: Nintendo Wii Verified Purchase
This game is not for anyone who enjoys strategy or complexity. You do a lot of running and jumping and climbing and swinging from things. You collect little energy balls, skulls and fruit. I was looking forward to some interesting graphics and special effects but most of the action is medium resolution and not very exciting. There are none of the magical visual moments I was looking forward too. Your POV in the game is a good distance from the action in the short battles you have with bugs, so there isn't a great deal of skill involved. This is not for the serious gamer. It is less dark and scary than the film and therefore better for younger kids.

BTW, my copy came with a "ticket" worth $7.50 off the price of the movie. So if you want to see the flick and buy the game you might want to get the game first.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Elizabeth on January 12, 2011
Platform for Display: Nintendo Wii
My 8 year old son loves this game as well as my husband.It is hard to find adventure games for kids that are not too violent.The "enemies" in the game are big wasp-type bugs of differing varieties,and black goo.I like that it is a club that the character Max swings(no guns etc)Every "puzzle" is simple enough,
but challenging too; just right.My husband and I loved the Baulders gate series for the play-station, and we have been looking for a good not-too-violent adventure game for our son.Here it is.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Jo D. on June 26, 2010
Platform for Display: Nintendo Wii
My six year old son has played many a Wii game this past year, but this one has very quickly become one of his very favorites. Why? It's so very beautiful and it really allows him to use his imagination. The challenges are somewhat basic but they're all exhilarating, mainly because the world you explore is fascinating and rich. Without question his favorite thing to do is fly with the use of Douglas's feathers; he spends a lot of time in the village flying to explore and then hugging the various wild things before dancing with them. Clearly there's something about this game that frees his imagination -- when he thinks I'm not listening, I hear him making up stories and games he plays with the wild things as they run and dance around the village. As a parent I really like this game much better than the others we have, as it's much less violent and much more imaginative and interactive than most. [Indeed, I have to sometimes encourage him to knock down plants with his sceptre because he would much rather grow Judith a pretty garden -- that's a change!]
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By wsandor on August 7, 2014
Platform for Display: Nintendo Wii Verified Purchase
My 6 year old loves this game and he can be quite picky. It helps he always enjoyed the book too. I as a parent appreciate the fact that its pretty harmless- no killing or shooting a bad guy. Basically Max running through a wild forest swatting bees and climbing vines. It's refreshing and he loves it when he makes it far enough along to interact with the wild things. They even cheer him on.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By baby nightsoil on March 21, 2013
Platform for Display: Nintendo Wii Verified Purchase
This game's playability is somewhat similar to Super Mario Galaxy. I expected this game to be barely tolerable, but was pleasantly surprised to enjoy many hours of gameplay.
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By JC on February 28, 2010
Platform for Display: Nintendo Wii Verified Purchase
I originally rented a couple of games at Christmas and Where the Wild Things Are was the one that everyone played and couldn't put down, so of course we had to buy it.
If you have trouble with motion sickness when playing video games like I do, you will find this one ok to play (there are a few areas when you have to run and slide that I had to have someone else take over & get me thru). The graphics are very good for the wii and you have 3 choices for level of difficulty, so you can re-play at a harder level to test your skills.
I play a lot of basic video games and this was neither frustrating in skill level or boring in storyline or figuring out what you needed to do to next.
Is entertaining for younger kids 7-8+ aswell as adults who occasionally pick up their kids controller !!! Not for the serious or expert gamer as they would probably find this mundane or boring.
Is a wholesome game, not much violence.....you do have to use your Kings wand to kill bees (otherwise they zap your life) and this sticky growing tar-like substance. As far as video games go the violence & killing is minimal because you dont have weapons as such, only a stick with a little star on top (kings wand).
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Jennifer Turner on January 16, 2014
Platform for Display: Nintendo Wii Verified Purchase
My seven year old grandson loves it! His favorite story book turned into his favorite game! It wasn't to difficult for him to play and has brought hours of enjoyment.
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