The Story Line (4 out of 5)
Evil billionaire Leonard Saber has created an army of household appliances that follow his every command and he’s threatening to take over the world. You play Darwin, the leader of a group of secret agent guinea pigs tasked with taking down Leonard Saber and stopping his evil plans for world domination. Darwin and his team have been trained by the government in the use of an amazing array of devices and gadgets designed to be used by secret agent guinea pigs on a mission. They must use the skills, talents and equipment they have been trained to use in their battle to rid the world of Leonard Saber and his dangerous appliances. This basic story line is based on the story in the movie and will be used for the Xbox 360 and Playstation 2 versions.The story line is unique in some ways and contrived in others, but it’s still an excellent story that’s very well written.
The Graphical Picture (4 out of 5)
The Wii version of G-Force includes a few unique environments that will do a great job of entertaining kids but all the environments look the same. You run through bland looking offices with no visual diversity and air ducts that all look the same multiple times. They need to add more variety in the types of environments that are included in this adventure video game.
The animations included with the Wii version of G-Force are all beautiful, smooth and functional with all the motions executed in this action adventure title. Darwin flails his arms in the air as he slips in a pool of oil and his facial expressions will make the kids laugh hilariously as they play this video game. Darwin flies quickly and smoothly through the air using his jet pack with a huge smile on his face.
Sounds in the Game (4 out of 5)
The sound track included with the Wii version of G-Force is upbeat and energetic and has lighthearted songs the kids will love combined with a few electronic tunes that repeat occasionally. The voice actors that did the voices for the characters all did a good job of making the characters entertaining and engaging. All the sound effects are solid, crisp and clear sounding.
Game Play (3 out of 5)
The Wii version of G-Force takes a back seat to the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 versions of G-Force as far as playability is concerned. This title and the PSP G-Force title are more entertaining for kids and casual gamers because you can pick these video games up and play, while the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 versions are designed with the hardcore gamer in mind.
The Wii version of G-Force has been developed with casual gamers and kids in mind as the main player of this video game. The game begins with a useful tutorial that makes playing this game a lot more useful and satisfying for casual gamers and kids. The characters all have lots of hilarious one-liners and puns that the kids will love as they play. All of your opponents in the Wii version of G-Force have a unique combat style and weaknesses you need to learn to exploit to win. The evil desktop computer can only be harmed by attacking the glowing circuitry it exposes when it attacks. Air fresheners poison the air with noxious gases that will make you cough and leave the area in search of fresh air.
They did an excellent job of combining the combat and puzzle elements included in the game play to keep the action fresh and your energy high while playing this title. The platforming game play included in this adventure video game is fast and there were no problems moving around the environments while executing the platforming segments of the game play.
All the action included with the Wii version of G-Force will have the kids laughing and sitting on the edge of their seat as they play. You need to stay on the balls of your feet as you play this video game and to keep your mind in the action to survive. You need to leap, jump and even use a handy jet pack to make it over all the obstacles on the ground level where all the action takes place.
The entertaining and satisfying combat and the ingenious puzzles included in the Wii version of G-Force have been intelligently designed to improve the game play. The kids will find it easier to learn than the Xbox 360 and Playstation 2 versions and will have hours and hours of fun playing this video game.
The Controls (5 out of 5)
The controls included with the Wii version of G-Force make use of the motion-sensing ability of the Wii beautifully to make this video game excellent. Shimmying along a drain pipe, diving out of the way of a flying electric shaver, or corralling a group of waffle irons using the electric whip as you play this game is immersive and satisfying.
The Last Word (4 out of 5)
The Wii version of G-Force is recommended for casual gamers and kids looking for a fun, engaging and satisfying video game adventure with non-stop action. G-Force for the Wii console is almost as entertaining as the movie and is one of the better Wii video game adaptations of a movie license available.