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0 out of 1 people found the following review useful:
I have this game and it is brilliant, 18 May 2008
Author: Natter45 from Ireland
hey guys Natter45 here, I recently got this game from my mom a few days
back from tesco because it was reducely priced.
I played this game through out the week and i got it completed it is great fun to play and do, you get to play a stewie/brian/peter in this game and boy they are brilliant, mainly what started the whole game off is when bertham says he is going to take his satellite dish, but then once you get through the first level, it causes everything to happen, stewie trys to find bertham, peter is under the impression that Mr Beledere has kidnapped his family and brian trys to find the father of seabreezes pups, it has some great things this game, like the cutaways in the game like in the show eg. the sky hook, sexy party and the most disturbing thing ever cutaways, they are really great but brian is a little let down he really should had some attack comands, or even some items to distract people with.
but all in all it is a real fun game to play, these guys should make a second game, featuring more episodes, more players and even more cutaways, also add in a multiplayer mode too
well it will show 9 stars but more likely 9 1/2 stars in my view
0 out of 1 people found the following review useful:
Humor Wins, 21 February 2007
Author: wackler-5 from United States
Television shows get cancelled all the time, but is it possible for a television show to get cancelled and come back to life even better than it was the first time? "No way!" you may think, but it happened with the hit T.V. series Family Guy. Family Guy is a great T.V. show because its use of comedy is one of a kind. Not everybody is going to like the show, but if you are a fan you will find its political incorrectness very funny.
Fox, who is known for its early T.V. show cancellations, cut Family Guy in 2002 after three seasons. There ended up being such a high demand for the DVD series that Fox decided to put Family Guy back on the air, returning to television in May 2005 with its fourth season. There is no question that the fourth season is as funny if not funnier than the seasons before it.
The show is set in the fake town of Quahog, Rhode Island and is centered around the very dysfunctional Griffin Family. Peter, the father figure, is the head of the household. Sometimes driven wild by her own crazy family, Lois, the mother, is the peace maker. Chris, the son, is not only slow physically but also mentally. Meg is the mistreated daughter who doesn't have many friends. Stewie, the baby of the family, can talk but I don't believe anyone in the family can actually hear him. Occasionally consuming alcoholic beverages, Brian the family's talking dog, rounds out the cast. Even more unique than the characters themselves is the style in which Family Guy is written. It's comprised of a sort of sarcastic fast paced dry humor that requires the viewer to not only be aware of what's happening on the show, but also what's happening in the real world. Although the overall story may not always be funny, the jokes and situations are witty, clever, and undoubtedly entertaining. It's amazing how the writers can come up with crazy ideas and implement them into this irregular family's life. There are many pop culture references in Family Guy, and a lot of "That was like the time " flashback moments. You can never tell what is going to happen next. If you think you have a hunch, most of the time you will end up undoubtedly wrong. In one episode Lois and Brian have to go find Peter out in the woods. Brian says "Don't worry Lois I was the one who found George Bush after Hurricane Katrina." The next scene has Brian walking up to a tree house and yelling "Mr. President, are you up there?" Next it shows George Bush poking his head out of the tree house, and he says "Go away" Brian then says "Sir there is a disaster in New Orleans that you have to deal with." Finally George Bush says "Don't make me do stuff." This is a perfect example of the shows political incorrectness, and it's off the wall comedy. Obviously the writers of Family Guy are not in favor of the President and disagreed with the way he handled Hurricane Katrina. By using scenes from earlier episodes during flashbacks, viewers tend to watch the show more regularly so as not to miss out or be overcome with confusion. One of the recurring gags in Family Guy is when they take a quick joke and overdo it almost to the point of being awkward, but in doing so it actually makes it even funnier. In the episode Patriot Games, Peter gets invited to play with the New England Patriots. After he scores a touchdown, he celebrates by singing a song called "Shipoopi". As he is singing and dancing to this song the entire crowd sings along. While the cheerleaders, referees, and Peter's teammates are the back up dancers. This goes on for a long time, and finally at the end of the celebration Peter says to himself, "I made a touchdown". That would never happen in a real professional football game, but in Family Guy, anything goes.
Overall I think this is a great show for young and old adults. There is something in Family Guy for everybody. Its hilarious and unpredictable humor makes it an enjoyable show to watch. When the fourth season came out on DVD, Star Magazine said the show was "As rude and funny as it ever was!" I simply can't agree more with their blurb. As for myself, I think Family Guy is one of the funniest and most entertaining shows ever made.
3 out of 7 people found the following review useful:
Great for fans and non-fans of the show, 23 June 2007
Author: bunnindatpiff from Canada(Montreal, Quebec)
Rated M for Cartoon Violence and Mature Themes
Family Guy is my second favorite television show.I have been watching it for years and it is hilarious.Family Guy started off on FOX in 1999 and ran until 2002 when it got cancelled.But after the success of DVD sales, the show was renewed and new episodes are still being produced.Family Guy became a very popular TV show.A lot of the humor is from the 1980's so most teens may not understand it but it is still very popular among them.This game got a 6/10 on Gamespot so I didn't buy it until it was $20 at EB games.I must say this game is very underrated.Family Guy fans, you should get this game.It has the exact same humor as the show does and it has references to the show as well.In terms of gameplay, this game is like an old-school game.You can play as three characters.Brian, Peter and Stewie.There are levels in the game and you alternate between these characters.There is a storyline for each character in the game.First you start off with Stewie.Stewie must take on Bertrum and he gets into many misadventures trying to find ad destroy him.Stewie's games are "run and gun" style games.Next is Brian who was wrongfully accused of impregnating Lois's dad's dog Seabreaze(just like in an episode of the show).His games are "Stealth" games and he must escape prison and clear his name while not being seen by anybody.The final one is Peter.Peter's story is very funny but kind of stupid.A satellite dish falls on him and he wakes up in a hospital.He then thinks Mr.Belvedere(a butler from the 1980's TV show) is out to kill him.So basically he goes on a rampage beating up parents,children,animals etc.Peter's style games are "Beat-Em Up" fighting games.The family guy game is a very fun game which is a must for fans of the show but people who are not fan's of the show might enjoy it as well. 9/10
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