Platform: Game Boy
ESRB Rating: Everyone Release Date: December 2000
1 Stars out of 4
Review by Tom Allen
1 Star out of 4
Reviewing this title was difficult. First of all, it's not a game. It's a personal digital assistant,
economically scaled for the Game Boy Color.
Most reviewers would use this title as an opportunity to poke fun at Mary-Kate and Ashley
Olson and the incredible marketing machine behind them, but I will refrain from mentioning
how ugly these kids were as babies.
Instead, I will focus on the product itself and not the dolls on the packaging. This password-
protected cartridge allows girls to keep a schedule appointments, view calendars by day, week,
or month, and maintain "to do" lists. Other features range from silly to super-silly.
The crush meter is the silliest. Point your Game Boy at someone, press A, and see if that guy has
a crush on you! Yes, this is just like the love tester machine in your local bar.
That example pretty much speaks for all the other features. While I admire the novelty in the
concept, I still come to the conclusion that anyone who has the time to enter all their notes into a
Game Boy cartridge really needs to discover the efficiency of pen and paper.
This is cute, but not practical.
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