Monday, January 16, 2012

Red Wagon Games, The Oregon Trail for the Wii- Review (And a Giveaway)



I was so excited to be able to play an updated version of the Oregon Trail game for the Wii. It is the 40th anniversary! Oh my goodness 40 years? Oh now that just makes me feel old! Here is some more info about The Oregon Trail game, from the website:

 Westward Ho! Welcome to the Oregon Trail! Your job is to lead your family across over 2 000 miles of rough terrain from Independence Missouri to Oregon City in the middle of the 19th century. They made the journey for adventure fortune or freedom. Now you have the chance to relive history and start your own grand adventure. Will you survive? Will you prosper? It's time to hit the trail! Play The Oregon Trail like never before! Complete achievements to unlock special items.

With the Wii game you can:
 
  • Play the Oregon Trail® like never before!
  • Complete achievements to unlock special items!
  • Hunt, fish, and drive your wagon for the first time ever!
  • Play through 4 unique stories each with 3 different time periods!
  • Customize your wagon with different tarps and colors!
  • Every play through is different for endless possibilities!
 My Review:

I am a huge fan of the Oregon Trail computer game. Being a child in the 80’s how can I not be a fan? I remember times in grade school. Now what I played in “computer” class is an entirely different game than this Wii game. It is amazing how different  and more advanced games are now, then when I was young.   The Oregon Trail, I remember was a game of sorts, but it was mostly a green screen and my character dying of dysentery. I played that old game a lot, and I never won! We never ever made it!

This game is so so much different than the green screen computer game, it is so much better. It is a little more difficult to play for me, but my daughter got the hang of it right away. Kids are so quick to learn! I love that we were able to play a game I grew up together. (please note this is game is only for one player, we just took turns). This was so much fun. And no I did not do that well… yet~ I will keep practicing and I will make it through the trail this time! I know it : )

My daughter played this for a good while, and asked if we can play this tomorrow too. I think she liked it, it seemed to be a hit.

I would recommend the Oregon Trail for, kids of all ages even big kids who grew up with the game like I did.   
If you do not have a Wii and would still love to play the game, don’t worry this game is also available for the Nintendo 3D DS. And I love the price, with all of the very expensive games out there it is nice to know that there are still quality games that are fun to play and will not break the bank. The Oregon Trail for the Wii and for the 3D DS cost under $20.00 on Amazon, and that is great!

The great folks at Red Wagon Games are offering one reader of Susan’s Disney Family a chance to win a 40th Anniversary Oregon Trail game for the Wii. To enter please let me know who would just  love to play this game? There are also other ways to enter. Please enter below.


Buy it:

You can purchase The Oregon Trail for the Wii or the 3D DS on Amazon

Win it:

One winner will win a copy of The Oregon Trail for the Wii

a Rafflecopter giveaway


Disclosure: The reviews and or opinions on this blog are my own opinions . I received a game to review. No monitory compensation was received. I was not required to write a positive review. Your experience may differ. The opinions I have expressed are my own I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR Part 255: Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsement and Testimonials in Advertising .

60 comments:

  1. I would love this game as I also remember this from my childhood. But, I think my girls would enjoy it just as much.

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  23. My grandson and I would love this!

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  26. Our whole family would love this!

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  32. I would love this game! I live in Oregon, and still remember playing this game all through grade school!

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  40. I would love to play this!! I know my son would too but it would probably be my favorite :) Jen Harriman

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  42. I would! I remember the old game from late 80's/early 90's...we always put our friends' names in as members of the party, then wrote goofy notes on their tombstones after they died of dysentery.

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  44. My three children would love this game! I used to play it when I was younger and I would love to share it with them.

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  45. My family and I would love this game! I played this game as a child and would love to share it with my daughter!

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