After escaping the shark, Oscar gets thrown out of his apartment in Reef City. When we collect pink pearls these increases our money by 100 which is actually secret. Lately it seems that movie motivated games have been breaking the mold, delivering solid and creative games as opposed to the 'get it out the door as cheap and quick as possible'? In this game you play the role of Oscar an ambitious young fish who wants to get famous by any means. Shark Tale is essentially a bunch of mini-games strung together across 25 chapters. This game is unique and is interesting for kids. If you're one of those folks that loved the movie, you'll appreciate the surprisingly high production values, but it clocks in at two hours, maybe three, and has a habit of promoting meaningless consumerism to the point of having little to do with the theme of the movie.
And this is exactly what ends up poking holes in Shark Tale's otherwise mighty hull. As with all games of this variety, i. The mini-games fall into a few different varieties such as dancing where you push the d-pad in the appropriate direction at the right time or searching a fish city for specific characters. These stages take on different forms. The first of which is gameplay.
Each chapter falls under four basic modes: Race, Adventure, Fight and Dance. The game starts off on a race, where you'll need to guide Oscar as he attempts to escape the first of many shark attacks. Graphics are quite good for this style of game, and look very similar to the characters from the film. Become an unlikely hero in Shark Tale! This may come as no surprise to those who've been following Activision's recent string of big-license games such as X-Men Legends and Spider-Man 2. In order to save them, you need to swim around each item as it falls to slow them down. In the game we have a player named Oscar.
The graphics are actually well done and do a good job of mimicking the animation from the movie while the audio offers some nice soundtracks and voice-overs. All you need to do is follow the green arrows that pop up on the screen prior to key moments to avoid being eaten. It's a kiddy game that ended up being pretty good. Most of these games are straightforward and almost too easy plus a few can be downright frustrating. In your role as , you'll take to the 'streets'? Intially you are evicted from your apartment as you are broke and cannot afford to pay your house rent.
In short this game is ideal for small kids but not for teenagers and adults. It goes without saying Oscar spends much of his time in the movie and the game avoiding behemoth mob sharks of the literal variety. If you enjoyed playing the game, give it a thumbs up. We can buy Cd's from crabs that live in a trash can. The first as mentioned above sees you saving furniture. You need to dart back and forth across the screen saving lava lamps and various knick-knacks before they shatter on the ocean floor.
Unfortunately, it's next to impossible to get caught. As his fame increases he gets access to further chapters. In the game we can dance with other fishes or alone. But it gives you something to do with all the money you'll find floating throughout the game. Unlike, say, The Sims, there is absolutely no tangible gameplay benefit to owning the hot tub, television, wall decorations and such. In the game we are chased by four sharks, the name of first shark I forgot and the rest three names of the sharks are Frankie, Lenny and Lino their boss. Instead of swimming through the ocean depths at your fancy, Shark Tale glues Oscar on a predefined route.
Twenty minutes into the game and I'd already cleared the first two areas and had filled up both my apartment and penthouse with goods. If you do get spotted, it's pretty easy in most any situation to just race to the next stage of the mission and lose the tail. When a son of a gangster shark boss is accidentally killed while on the hunt, his would-be prey and his vegetarian brother both decide to use the incident to their own advantage. Every one of the missions, including the stealth ones a usual bane for impatient players can be passed with little effort. The game also continues the film's theme of materialistic consumption, prominent corporate branding, and the importance of being rich and famous, which leaves a bad taste in the mouth by the time you get to the credits. But what's the point when the game itself lacks that certain dynamic separating a good game from a great one? When he's not proving himself in one of these events, Oscar can explore Reef City, which includes many locations featured in the film and a number of all-new environments. This section, thankfully, is a bit more interactive than the initial race.
This game has a rating of 76 out of 100 based on 41 user ratings. It is a single game out of a variety of games that you can play on Arcade Spot. When we collect white pearls these increases our money by 10. It's the same deal with the penthouse you'll buy later. It's the same deal with the penthouse you'll buy later. These segments seem a little shorter than the console version, but they're still a bit too long and get kind of boring.
Here, you'll assume the role of Oscar, a fast-talking fish who ends up in trouble when he takes credit for the accidental-death of a mob boss's son. International Shipping This item is not eligible for international shipping. Then again, it's just a starter sequence; an appetizer of what's to come. In any case, junior will most definitely not smash the keyboard out of sheer frustration on this one. It's fun, short and not too challenging. Being a bottom feeder, Oscar takes advantage of the situation and makes himself look like he killed the finned mobster.