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Horrible Histories Ruthless Romans on Wii

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Horrible Histories Ruthless Romans is a Improvement game available on the Wii.

Horrible Histories Ruthless Romans is a Improvement game. Self improvement games tap into the popular trend in exercise, workouts and therapy. Experiences as diverse as Brain Training on Nintendo DS and Wii-Fit on the Nintendo Wii have popularised the idea that games can be about more than just having fun - they can improve your brain, body and even mental outlook on life.


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Family Gamer review Wed, 19 Aug 2009

Horrible Histories comes to the Wii and not only creates a well balanced experience, but manages to combine education and gaming. Although the gore of the book is tamed a little for the Wii audience, the game looses none of the classic Horrible History obsession with interesting and slightly morbid minutiae.

For those that maybe missed the books, Horrible Histories are Terry Deary and Martin Brown's fresh take at engaging youngsters with that sometimes dry subject, history. Their selling point for the kids is that they don't sanitise any of the gruesome facts, in fact they celebrate them. This, they suggest, is a small price to pay if it means engaging children with a whole range of different historical eras in great detail.
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Family Gamer review Wed, 05 Aug 2009

After it's outing on the PC, Horrible Histories is tailored for the Wii and creates a well balanced experience. It sits alongside other educational Wii titles such as Cosmic Family or Dora the Explorer, but adds a bit more meat to the academic engagement.

Minigames come in a variety of shapes and sizes. What unites the genre is the speed with which players can pickup the games and the relativley short time requried to complete a level or two..
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