Ralph Breaks The Internet (Disney+)

It’s been six years since Ralph accepted his job as the villain of an 80s video game. Six years since Vanellope went from being a glitch to being the best racer in Sugar Rush. Now the arcade has a new feature, wi-fi, and it’s something that frightens the citizens of the game world. Unfortunately, the steering wheel for Vanellope’s game is broken and wi-fi is the only place they can get it. Can Ralph and Vanellope survive the internet while trying to save Vanellope’s game?

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Disney Dreamlight Valley Selfie (Steam)

Check it out, I made Jasmine Ross in Disney Dreamlight Valley! While the game itself isn’t out until next Tuesday, the makers of the game released an avatar tool so you can design your character before the big premiere! They’re also running a selfie contest which I already entered on Twitter last week with Jasmine in casual clothes rather than this fancy look and posing with Mickey Mouse. This time, I got Ariel!

Kingdom Hearts (PlayStation 4)

When Sora loses his friends and home to an invading enemy called the Heartless, he must team up with Donald and Goofy to travel the galaxy and save his friends. On his journey, he gets a new weapon called the Keyblade that he must master. However, he must not only fight the Heartless but the Disney villains who use them as pawns to take over the galaxy. Can Sora find his friends and put a stop to the Disney villains evil plot?

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Snow Queen Scene Maker (Azaleas Dolls)

Requested by onlyindreams145

Did you love the movie Frozen?  Now you can live in it in Snow Queen Scene Maker!  Create characters and dress them up in styles inspired by the popular Disney movie.

Since this is a dollmaker, I’m afraid that it doesn’t really have a plot.  However, there’s plenty of game play.  As I said, you get to create characters and dress them up however you like.  The girls come with two poses, one for ballgowns and pants and the other for catsuits and elegant dresses.  The guys only have one pose, but you can still dress them however you please.  You can even decorate them with drag and drop items.  Unfortunately, the drag and drop only works when you have them facing right.  You can use this dollmaker to create original characters or recreate existing characters.  I have used this dollmaker to create an original alien of mine, Defoli Nurmeen,

Defoli Nurmeen (Original Fiction) by suburbantimewaster

and the characters of Friends.  

Friends by suburbantimewaster

Like many dollmakers, you can’t really change the body-type and you can only change the woman’s face-type to make it pointy or not pointy.  The man only has three available face-types himself.  It’s also easier to make an ugly man in the dollmaker than it is an ugly woman.  You can also pick the background, all choices inspired by Frozen.

This game is fun and one of my go to dollmakers.  I give it 6 out of 10, fans of Frozen will love this game.

Save the Prince (Bigfishgames.com)

A young maid, Giselle, dreams of marrying the prince of Not-So-Far-Away Kingdom, who doesn’t even know she exists.  One day, an evil prince from a neighboring kingdom spots Giselle and mistakes her for a princess.  When the king and queen deny his request, he casts a spell on the castle.  Now it’s up to Giselle to save her one true love.

Yes, this is another cliché fairy tale storyline with the roles reversed.  Despite that, Giselle is just a stereotypical Disney Princess with no goals beyond finding a man.  This is supposed to be Giselle’s story when all she does is find dwarves and witches to do all the work for her.  I have to admit, I do like the design of the witch.  Usually, when video games design female characters that they never show the face of, they go out of their way to give the character stereotypical feminine traits to make up for it by designing her pink or giving her a bow (to learn more, watch Feminist Frequency’s video about the Ms. Male Character).  In this game, she has a loose-fitting blue robe and the only way you get the impression that she’s a woman is when the narrative calls her she.

The game play is similar to When in Rome.  You construct buildings, take their resources and fulfill tasks in order to complete each level.  If you complete the level before the time runs out, you get a star.  Unless you’re playing the game in untimed mode, then you get the star no matter how long you take.  You can also earn achievements as you play the game.

This game is simplistic yet addictive.  I give it 7 out of 10; what the game lacks in plot it more than makes up for in style.