Scooby-Doo is a great cartoon that I enjoy watching although I am not a kid anymore, and occasionally I will buy one of the Scooby-Doo games as long as it is cheap. This game although it may be fun for 7-12 year olds, it's not really that great a game otherwise.
Story-While chasing a ghoulish thief, your van breaks down in front of a house that is inhabited by a Dr. Jekyll. You start to look around the place and find that it is where the ghost is hiding. Your main goal is to just look around the place, finding random items, and use these items to interact with other items.
Gameplay-Moving around is simple enough, but you are required to switch characters in the game, and it is often unclear as to if and when you should switch characters. There is also a lot of reading in this game. Now this wouldn't really be a problem, but it often contains long words or phrases that kids might not understand, such as Chapter 11. How many kids know that this bankruptcy? There aren't many hard puzzles to figure out other than finding out which items go where. The walking is slightly slow in the which makes it tedious to go from one location to another, but this isn't that bad.
Sound-The music is often very simple and not too interesting. There is not voice acting, and there aren't many background sounds.
Graphics-When there are cut-scenes the graphics are great, but there are maybe 5 cut-scenes in the game. The rest of the time, the graphics aren't that great.
Fun-The game isn't very fun, because it isn't too interesting and there are no puzzles to keep you occupied. Kids might enjoy it's simplistic gameplay, but they might get confused by other aspects. Also, the save format in this game is password style which is extremely annoying because you will have to start back at the beginning of the level when you come back to the game.
Length-It isn't very long, as it has only 5 levels. It might last 5-10 hours unless you get stuck somehow, but once you are done, you probably won't replay it.
Overall, it is an OK title for kids to play, as long as they can read, but teens and adults who are Scooby fans, I recommend giving this game a pass.
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