Game Classification

Barbie: Gotta Have Games Digital Illusions Canada, Vivendi Universal Games (U.S.A.), 2003  

Informations Analyses Serious Gaming





Besides play, this title features the following intents:
  • Licensed title


This title is used by the following domains:
  • Entertainment


This title targets the following audience:
Age : 12 to 16 years old / 17 to 25 years old
General Public


The gameplay of this title is Game-based
(designed with stated goals)

The core of gameplay is defined by the rules below:

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Barbie and her friends head out to the city to visit a couple hotspots. These hotspots turn out actually contain some minigames that Barbie and her friends can partake in. 1 or 2 players can choose to play as Ken, Barbie, Christie, or Teresa.

Each of the following minigames has 3 difficulty levels (easy, medium, and hard).

There's an ice cream parlor with minigame Four Scoops. Players try to create ice cream sodas by playing a Connect Four variant.

The music store contains the minigame D.J. Booth, where players match compact discs back into their cases in this Concentration variant.

The jewelery store has the minigame Gems and Jewels, where players are tasked with being the first to line up 4 gems that have either the same shape, color, size, or whether they're solid or hollow on a 4x4 grid. Players take turns, with one player choosing a gem for the other player to use and vice versa when it's the other players turn.

At the arcade, the minigame Daisy Derby let's player race a horse versus another horse. The minigame is basically a Hangman game where players have to guess the letters in a word. Correct guesses move the player's horse forward while incorrect guesses move the player's opponent's horse forward

The beauty salon contains the minigame Bubble Machine, which is Bust-A-Move variant where players shoot colored bubbles at other colored bubbles hoping to match three of the same color to make them disappear.

The farmers market contains Fruit Fallout, where fruit falls into baskets forming columns. Players have to connect 3 like fruits to make them disappear before the baskets overflow.

The dance studio contains the minigame Conga Line where players try to form the longest conga line in this Snake game.

The disco has the minigame Groove & Move where players make Skipper dance by pressing the directions the computer highlights. Players must be quick to press the correct directions to do the correct dance moves.

The Info Booth contains the high scores and instructions on how to play all of the minigames. [source:mobygames]

Distribution : Retail - Commercial
Platform(s) : Playstation (PSX)