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Crazy Mini Golf Review

They're doing it for the kidz...

Seeing as this latest Popcorn Arcade game has been developed for kids, it's somewhat ironic that Crazy Mini Golf is a really tough game to pick up and play.

You slip your Remote into a plastic club included with the game, which you'd imagine is supposed to make you feel like you are actually playing a round of mini golf. But it's nothing like the real thing.

The fact that you need to swing right back to register any kind of power makes you feel like you're on the driving range rather than a crazy golf course. Still, you'll soon learn that your backswing has nothing to do with the power of the shot. You swing your club back and unless you follow through, your swing will stop before you reach the ball. Strangely, unlike when you are actually playing golf, the follow through is all in the wrists meaning you have to make a completely unnatural motion to hit the ball. It's all very odd and makes it very difficult to judge the power of your shots.

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Supposedly representing the 'next generation' of Popcorn Arcade quality, all it proves is that you should be steering clear of garage-counter quality like this. It's crazy all right, but not in a good way.


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  1. YAYFORNINTENDO Thursday 6th Nov 2008 at 16:28

    Wow best game of the holiday season!!!!

  2. starfox1994 Friday 7th Nov 2008 at 13:26

    heh heh. Yu. Complete rip-off.

    Nintendo created a golf club peripheral, though, and they're not complaining about that one in the magazine.

  3. Pluck It Monday 10th Nov 2008 at 21:30

    ... Time waster. Useless crap. Very worrying that Barack Obama is gonna rate the Wi on the quality of the game.

  4. TheCakeisalie123 Friday 14th Nov 2008 at 22:14

    I'm kinda peeved off with the kind of crap being made. Yeah this game sucks, and is gonna be crap along with Carnival Funfair Minigolf.
    And whos idea was it with a Mii rip off character maker?

  5. Super_Sonic96 Saturday 15th Nov 2008 at 11:00

    The Barack Obama trailer made lol, it's so sad!

  6. Pluck It Wednesday 26th Nov 2008 at 15:57

    Wow best game of the holiday season!!!!

    ... Your KIDDING me.

  7. Wii_With_Mii Wednesday 8th Apr 2009 at 19:57

    We've come a stage where we automatically know that the Popcorn Arcade logo is the exact opposite of a seal of quality.

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