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Carnival Island- PS3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of Carnival Island- PS3. The average rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other PlayStation 3 Games (PS3) for all reviews. Comments about the graphics and usability are on the whole positive. The price and multi player mode also get good feedback, but there are some less positive views about the controls and story.

design, multi player, price, usability, graphics

story, controls

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PlayStation 3 Games (PS3) the Carnival Island- PS3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Daniel "monk" Pelfrey (

Carnival Island


I didn't think I would be, but I have become quite the fan of the PlayStation Move. I have always been a proponent of playing video games with your kids. This is where Carnival Island comes in. Obviously designed to capitalize on the familiarity of...

Plenty of games ; Fun, especially in multiplayer

Integration of prizes and PlayStation Home unrealized ; Load screens ; At times it seems as if the PlayStation Move controls are intentionally misdirecting the player (just like at a real Midway)

What it boils down to is Carnival Island is fun and gets plenty right. This would have been a great title to launch alongside the PlayStation Move. It’s been a year, but now it looks as if there is finally beginning to be reason enough for families to...

Dec, 2011

Expert review by : Phil Doyle (

Carnival Island


When video game historians look back on the era of the Wii, the most hotly debated topic will be the Casual game. Wii Sports defined the genre, in that they usually are a loosely collected bunch of mini games, a template which has been copied to near...

Dec, 2011

Expert review by : Christopher McNally (

Carnival Island – PS3 Review


Carnival Island – PS3 ReviewPosted on November 16, 2011 | No CommentsTime to get the pound coins out and relive your finest fair memories!

The main problem with a casual game like Carnival Island is that the appeal is limited to being short term and is most enjoyed when played in a group. Having said that, Carnival Island is fun and entertaining on a short term level. There is no way...

Nov, 2011

Expert review by : fenr1c (

Carnival Island


Games Xtreme takes a look at Carnival Island for the PS3

A good game for kids, but that's all it is.

Jan, 2012

Expert review by : Dave Stuart (

Carnival Island


So far the life of the Playstation Move accessory has been a relatively inauspicious one. Whilst the technology itself has proven to be very accurate and versatile, the accompanying software has failed to make it anything other than a curiosity, a...

Overall Carnival Island is something of a disappointment. Its position as a budget game does go some way to excusing the rather thin content within, but its biggest problem is that the content that it does have just isn’t very compelling or...

Dec, 2011

Expert review by : Chris Wigham (

Carnival Island PS3 Review


Mini game collections are often hugely maligned but purchased avidly by a certain player. Ever since the inception of the Wii, we've had loads of mini game compilations, some of which were a lot of fun while the rest felt like half-hearted attempts. Of...

But Carnival Island is still a likeable enough casual game that once again shows the accuracy of Move, although perhaps not to the best of its abilities. True, the game does have its problems, but there’s plenty of content for its low RRP of £20, and...

Nov, 2011

Consumer review (

Carnival Island- PS3


I chose Carnival Island as it looked like a fun, easy-going time and the opposite of the violent games I have been playing too much of recently. It does have some gorgeous animated cut-scenes and the potential for some really fun games but it is mostly...

Nice graphics, cute concept

Bad programming, game is unfinished

Feb, 2014