Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Ice Age: Continental Drift - Arctic Games Review

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Do your kids go crazy for video games?  My kids and grandkids, all love playing video games!  Video games are very fun and entertaining.  My husband and I have played plenty of video games with the kids and we are always looking for good clean games without violence.  For this review I received the Ice Age: Continental Drift - Arctic Games for the Kinect.  This is a great game for the grandkids!  They had so much fun playing it!  This is a very cute and funny game, I would highly recommend it!

About the Ice Age: Continental Drift - Arctic Games

Ice Age: Continental Drift - Arctic Games is the video game extension of the upcoming fourth installment of the Ice Age franchise, Ice Age: Continental Drift, where gamers of all ages can use teamwork or go head-to-head as Manny, Sid, Diego and their furry friends in motion controlled competition that’s fun for the whole family!  Ice Age: Continental Drift – Arctic Games came out on July 10, for the Wii Nintendo, Nintendo 3DS, DS hand-held systems, and Kinect for Xbox 360 from Microsoft.

“Anticipating the summer release of the new Ice Age movie, they’re taking mammoth measures to give gamers of all ages an action packed Ice Age experience that parallels the clever and inventive qualities of the franchise,” said David Oxford, Executive Vice President, Activision.  “It’s important to give players the freedom to interact with these beloved characters in a motion-based video game for players of all ages.”

When their island is set adrift in the midst of continental upheaval, Manny and the herd encounter a ragtag menagerie of seafaring pirates with a secret treasure.  Having trouble deciding on how to split the treasure evenly, they collectively decide to settle the problem through a series of off-the-wall sporting events including ski jumping, ice smashing, and glacial hopping.  Ultimately, the winner of the most events will be entitled to the prize.  As the prehistoric games begin, players must side with Manny and the herd, or the seafaring pirates to determine the fate of the riches.

  • Glacial Games:  10 epic events include Glacier Hopping, Bob-Smashing, Ski Jumping, Scrat Cannon and much more; it's classic competing with a powdering of Ice Age fun!
  • Furry Friends:  Join Manny, Diego, Sid and other prehistoric pals in a whole new experience.  Play as new characters from the upcoming movie, including Captain Gutt and members of his pirate crew.  Which side will you choose to become the winner of the icy treasure?
  • Multiple Modes:  With a choice between story mode, free play and tournament mode, gamers can help their favorite Ice Age characters win treasure or attempt to break new records while competing for Gold, Silver and Bronze acorns.
  • Familiar Voices:  Queen Latifah, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo, Peter Dinklage and Wanda Sykes make their characters come to life!

For more information on Ice Age: Continental Drift – Arctic Games please visit, and for more information on the feature film head over to www.IceAgeMovie.comThe game is rated “E” (Everyone) by the ESRB.

With over $4 billion in box office, home entertainment and consumer products sales, the Ice Age franchise is a perennial hit.  This announcement of Ice Age: Continental Drift – Arctic Games comes during a booming time for the franchise with the fourth installment of the film series, Ice Age 4: Continental Drift, came out in theaters July 2012, in 3D.  In the new movie, Scrat’s nutty pursuit of the cursed acorn, which he’s been after since the dawn of time, has world-changing consequences – a continental cataclysm that triggers the greatest adventure of all for Manny, Diego and Sid.  In the wake of these upheavals, Sid reunites with his cantankerous Granny and the herd encounters a ragtag menagerie of seafaring pirates determined to stop them from returning home. 

For more information on the feature film, please visit

A product sample was received for review. I was not paid in any form of cash for this posting. The opinions expressed are my own and were NOT influenced in any way.

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