A. E. Van Weyer

"Alex V"
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Helpful votes received on reviews: 66% (37 of 56)
Location: London, England
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 3,864,112 - Total Helpful Votes: 37 of 56
Dog Island (Wii) by Ubisoft
Dog Island (Wii) by Ubisoft
24 of 25 people found the following review helpful
This game has been under-rated, by the other reviewer on amazon and by professional game critics. It is definitely a game for children, that I do not deny, but it should not be damned for that. The game is a cross between Animal Crossing, Nintendogs, Pokemon and the Zelda games - there is a storyline, a host of characters, a large area to explore, a host of fish, bugs and other items to search for, and a huge number of mini-quests and mini-games dotted throughout it. It's got a lovely sandbox feel - you can keep progressing through the story or just muck about enjoying the scenery, or buying and even creating new accessories for your chosen breed of dog (44 to choose from). The variety of… Read more
Wild Earth Africa (PC CD) by Xplosiv
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Game, 26 Oct 2007
Really enjoyed this game - it is unique and educational. We learnt a lot about wildlife in Africa. One of the best childrens games I've ever seen - but all ages will love it.
Born on a Pirate Ship ~ Barenaked Ladies
Born on a Pirate Ship ~ Barenaked Ladies
2 of 6 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Very patchy, 2 Aug 2004
This is BNL starting to lose their way - for me there's none of the sheer joy and vivacity of their previous albums, it all sounds just that little bit too predictable, as if they're feeling their way about trying to recreate the 'magic' - it all comes across as slightly cynical. 'This Is Where It Ends' is a wonderful song, but I'm struggling to really endorse any other track on the album as anything other than a retread of their earlier, better songs...

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