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Nightmare Before Christmas: Oogie's Revenge review

Tisn't the reason to be jolly


  • Does the movie justice
  • Burton-esque level designs
  • Plenty of extra


  • See "Soul Robber"
  • The simplistic puzzles
  • Lackluster combat

We%26rsquo;d almost forgotten about Tim Burton%26rsquo;s beautifully dark, animated kook-fest. In fact, it%26rsquo;s been such a long time, we were thinking this would be a festive stress management sim where the wrapping paper keeps tearing and Argos stops selling batteries. But the game brought it all flooding back: unhinged characters, spookily twisted environments and a tendency for breaking out into foot-tapping song. On the surface, it%26rsquo;s a great use of the license.

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DescriptionNot a total Grinch, but you have to put up with the irritation in order to see the game's good side.
PlatformPS2, Xbox
US censor ratingEveryone 10+, Everyone 10+
UK censor rating,
Release date:11 October 2005 (US), (UK)
Available platforms:PS2
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