Thursday, July 4, 2013

Despicable Me 2 Monopoly and Operation Games

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From Hasbro Canada

Well the movie Despicable Me 2 is officially out in theaters.     And when we realized that a 2nd movie has been made, my husband asked me if we ever saw the first one.  Nope, not yet.    So now we have a new titled to watch with the kids.   Well, make that two movies in a way because if we watch the first one we will more than likely watch the second as well.

Watch this trailer of Despicable Me 2.

NEW MOVIE MEANS NEW GAMES

Hasbro as teamed up with Universal Studios in order to offer some interesting games based on the movie.   I have received two of the product from Hasbro to present to my readers!

7FF7F88C50569047F5F35BFC1610D403Monopoly Despicable Me 2

 

It’s the classic fast-dealing property trading game of Monopoly, now with multitudes of minions! Gru is back with another evil plan and it’s up to you to collect Banana Bucks and own all of your favorite properties before he succeeds. Spin the Minion Spinner to move your minion around the board and wheel and deal to win the most mischievious Monopoly game ever!7F7F162B50569047F51F0273B7A75691

This Despicable Me 2 version of Monopoly is mischievous property-trading fun! Buy and sell properties! Collect Banana Bucks! Includes exclusive minions! 50 minions to collect! (Each sold separately.)  Game includes 4 minion tokens, spinner pod with Nom Nom Tom minion, game track, game tray (plus 2 clips), 16 Cupcake tokens, 8 Ice-Cream Sundae tokens, 16 Property cards, 16 Chance cards, Banana Bucks and game guide.

Operation Despicable Me 27FF909CF50569047F58EF599F4830808

It’s the classic skill game of Operation, now with multitudes of minions! Stuart’s having a bad day and it’s up to you to fix him. Operate on Stuart to remove the unicorn fluff or fix his nutty noggin and his toxic tongue! Collect all of Stuart’s Funatomy parts to win and earn extra points with Minion Medics, but don’t set off the buzzer! Are your hands steady enough to win the Despicable Me 2 version of Operation?7FAEA45750569047F53312DBAF6C0AD3

This Despicable Me 2 version of Operation is mischievous fun! Use the tweezers to collect Funatomy parts!   Includes exclusive minions! 50 minions to collect! (Each sold separately.)  Game includes gameboard featuring Stuart the Patient and tweezers, 4 Minion Medics, 11 plastic Funatomy parts, 1 storage bag and game guide.

My Thoughts

Even though I am not familiar with the minions, I must admit that I find these two game totally adorable.    I like the creativity of the creators behind these games geared toward kids.   I think you have to be very imaginative and full of ideas to adapt well beloved games to a specific movie.   I have seen other games based on movies in the past and to be honest Hasbro as a way to impress me every time.   

Take the Operation game for example – Though it is somewhat similar to the original version when it comes on how to play the game, it’s different at the same time because it contains fun anatomy parts for a minion.  Also you will find included in the package four minion medics to help you with the surgery.

Same goes with the Monopoly game.   Gru is planning to take over the game of Monopoly.   The goal of the came is to collect Banana Bucks as fast as you can and own your favorite Despicable Me properties.    Kids will learn to count money, how to pay for things, and take chances to win.    Also included in this fun game is a special minion that you have to spin in order to move.  You will also find ice cream sundaes and cupcakes tokens for this special version of a classic game.

And the best part for kids (not so much for parents who will have to pay!) is that you can collect up to 50 minions which are sold separately.   Each games contains some of the minions to collect but you will have to purchase the other ones if your child wants to have other ones.

Both the Despicable Me 2 Monopoly and Despicable Me 2 Operation games are available at your favourite toy store, even amazon.com.

  

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Disclaimer: Thanks to Hasbro Canada for sending me the above mentioned products for review purposes . I was not monetarily compensated for this review. Please note that the review was not influenced by the Sponsor in any way. All opinions expressed here are only my own.

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