Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Charlie bucket comes from a poor family, and spends most of hi s time dreaming about the chocolate that he loves but usually c an'tafford. Things change when willy wonka, head of the very pop ular wonka chocolate empire, announces a contest in which five g old tickets have been hidden in chocolate bars and sent throug

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Manufacturer Take 2 Interactive
SKU 201359639
UPC 710425297168
UPC 14 00710425297168
Format Xbox
Rating Rating
Reviews
ReviewSource GameZone
Review In case you couldn't tell from the goofy box art, this game's appeal is not as broad as the novel or the movie. The target market is kids. Young kids (five or six) who have never played through a Sonic or Mario game before. I say this because Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is an action/adventure, minus the action or the adventuring. There's jumping, platform hopping, item collecting, and candy throwing. But there aren't any moments where you get to take on a task and complete it.
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ReviewRating 6
ReviewSource IGN
Review To be fair, certain games based on blockbusters don't totally suck. But these are few and far between. Unfortunately, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory from Global Star Software isn't one of these rare cases where game design triumphs over hectic development time and the need to cash in on ticket sales. Not that it's for a lack of trying. Chocolate Factory has a few genuinely cool ideas, not to mention decent graphics and a really good soundtrack. But the entire experience is muddled by sloppy control, a horrendous camera and generally poor design.
Reviewer
ReviewRating 6
Features
Acquire incredible abilities by using fantastic new candies in order to save the factory
Creative and interactive environments, based on the visual style of the film, fully immerse players in the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory story
Stop the "rotten" children from causing chaos and destruction throughout the candy factory
Repair huge, bizarre candy-making machines by solving puzzles and enlisting the help of the Oompa-Loompas
Explore numerous rooms and environments inside Willy Wonka's chocolate factory
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Game Format Xbox
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