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    Learning with the PooYoos - Episode 1 Review

    Learning with The PooYoos – Episode 1
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    Basic Information:
    Developer: Lexis Numérique
    Publisher: Lexis Numérique
    Platform: PlayStation 3
    North American Release Date: June 1, 2011
    European Release Date: June 1, 2011
    Trophies: 2 | 2 | 3


    Overview
    Coming straight from Lexis Numérique, we have Learning with the PooYoos – Episode 1. Starring a cast of “adorable baby animals”, Learning with the PooYoos sets out to be the greatest, and possibly only, edutainment game on the Playstation 3. Continue further for my thoughts on this very unique game.


    Gameplay
    Learning with the PooYoos features extremely simple gameplay, split into three mini-games, each with slightly different gameplay. They are easy to the point of insulting, as not even a two year-old would have trouble with them. You have the choice of moving the analog stick to find a PooYoo in the dark, waking up sleeping PooYoos with some button presses, and the last one involves matching shapes. It doesn't end here, though. Not just yet! You also have an interactive dance to go through, and a “Present” mode, where I'm not completely sure you get any presents at all. The last two modes involve shaking your controller and pressing buttons to make different effects appear. I'm not sure why they included the last two, because I didn't learn a single thing from these.


    Singleplayer
    The singleplayer in Learning with the PooYoos takes the form of Workshops, which involve the Mini-game, Dance, and Present modes. You have two “difficulty” settings, which only affect how long you play the mini-game, and there are three Workshops to go through: Magic, Music, and Sky. An average Workshop takes around ten minutes, so you can get through all of them fairly quick. There is nothing to do after you've completed them, so you'll really feel like you wasted money on the game when you're done with it.

    Technical
    Nothing very special about the Technical side of the game, it's very very average. The game features a cel-shaded art style, along with vibrant effects, which is really what you should expect from a game for children. The audio, on the other hand, is absolutely grating. The song that plays on the main menu is just a bunch of unintelligible sounds, which I only assume is a chant from the PooYoos themselves. The rest of the music is awful, and you'll have to hear more PooYoo chants when you get to the Dance portion of the game.

    Trophies
    Learning with the PooYoos has extremely simple trophies, with three for getting through the Workshops, and the rest for clearing the turtle (Waking up sleeping PooYoos), or rabbit (Matching shapes), mini-games on Little and Big PooYoo mode, so you won't find anything challenging here.

    Closing Thoughts
    Overall, Learning with the PooYoos – Episode 1 is very disappointing, even if you go in expecting a waste of money! If you're looking for edutainment software, or easy trophies, there are far better things out there for the $5 this game asks.

    Gameplay: 1/10
    So simple, even a child would get bored of it within minutes.

    Singleplayer: 1/10
    A fantastic adventure featuring mini-games, dancing, and presents. To be serious, it feels like they drag on forever. I'd give this a 0 if I could.

    Technical: 3/10
    The graphics are fine, but I can't imagine anyone liking the music.


    Overall: 1/10 QUALITY
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    Nicely done, Mesa. The game definitely sounds like a waste of time and money, even for little kids.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nagflar View Post
    Nicely done, Mesa. The game definitely sounds like a waste of time and money, even for little kids.
    Game of the Century.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thedirtyburger View Post
    Game of the Century.
    Fuck you, Big Rigs is the best of ALL time.



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    Buying immediately, can't wait.



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    why bothered to review it unless you want to show us you didnt like the title.

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    Fine review if a little harsh. Simple and mind meltingly repetitive as it is, there is some charm to it. The music still haunts my dreams however.

    It's a 4/10 for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by starrk View Post
    why bothered to review it unless you want to show us you didnt like the title.
    So all reviews have to be positive, do they? A review is about expressing your thoughts on the game honestly and sincerely, not to give it a score people want or a good score.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Larrydavidsavatar View Post
    Fine review if a little harsh. Simple and mind meltingly repetitive as it is, there is some charm to it. The music still haunts my dreams however.

    It's a 4/10 for me.
    10/10 It's okay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thedirtyburger View Post
    10/10 It's okay.

    38% and not a penny less.
    Anyone else weirded out by the turtle's shell being a backpack? Or is it just misunderstood genius?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Larrydavidsavatar View Post
    38% and not a penny less.
    Anyone else weirded out by the turtle's shell being a backpack? Or is it just misunderstood genius?
    I'm not sure that's actually a turtle. These seem to be mutant babies set some time after Monsters Inc. The female voice is the last surviving human. I'm sure Episode 3 explains the plotholes, but I don't want to buy it for Wii.

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    Thanks for the honest review bud (At least someone's honest).
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    Average age of gamer should be 3 - 4?

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    I kinda wanna get this just to see how bad it actually is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elpoko View Post
    I have no intention of buying this game but to give a game aimed at children 1/10 is surely a waste of time. Is anyone that uses this site really interested in whether this game is good or not?
    It has trophies.

    And a trophy guide on this site.

    end of discussion


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    Quote Originally Posted by Elpoko View Post
    It's not the end of the discussion. People on this site play any old garbage to get trophies but that doesn't mean they are interested in whether or not that garbage is any good. I don't take giving a game aimed at children 1/10 really gets anyone anywhere.
    Neither does starting a conversation about it lol.

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    how would they know this game is garbage without this fabulous review.


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    Quote Originally Posted by ooga View Post
    how would they know this game is garbage without this fabulous review.
    They wouldn't. :-(

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    I asked my 2 nieces that are 3 and 4 and they enjoyed the game and found it fun to play and besides stuff like this for kids are almost always dumb and simplistic or weird and simplistic i.e. Teletubbies, Barney, Boohbah and then there is this disturbing show I found on youtube.



    By the sounds of the review it seems that they should include both games for 5 bucks based on content.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MAXTHUNDER View Post
    I asked my 2 nieces that are 3 and 4 and they enjoyed the game and found it fun to play and besides stuff like this for kids are almost always dumb and simplistic or weird and simplistic i.e. Teletubbies, Barney, Boohbah and then there is this disturbing show I found on youtube.



    By the sounds of the review it seems that they should include both games for 5 bucks based on content.
    They weren't really having fun, they just THOUGHT they were having fun!!!!


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