Based on the National Geographic documentary, Arctic Tale allows you to fight for survival as three different polar animals.

The film dramatically follows the paths of a mother walrus and her calf and a polar bear and her cubs. This Nintendo DS game allows you to utilize four survival attributes through 24 levels, several mini-game levels and multiple endings.

Survive as a young cub and avoid dangers and threats. Not a whole lot else to say about Arctic Tale. This is a good game, perfect for youngsters.

Arctic Tale is also available on GBA and Wii. The movie DVD will be out in 2008.


  • Play as three different animals from the film
  • Both the Polar Bear and the Walrus have four attributes that relate to their survival
  • 24 stages and 8 stages on mini-games
  • Each episode will close with one of three endings
  • Over a dozen additional land and sea creatures are scattered throughout the sub-zero terrain

Quick hits:

Publisher: DSI Games
Developer: DSI Games
Platform: Nintendo DS
Genre: Adventure
Players: 1
Launch Date: October 25, 2007

Playability: [rating:5/5]
Learning Curve: [rating:5/5]
Sound: [rating:5/5]
Graphics: [rating:4.5]
Overall: [rating:5/5] Editor’s Choice

Update 1/1/08, DSI Games also has a Wii version of Arctic Tale. It’s very similar.

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John Guilfoil is the editor-in-chief of Blast: Boston's Online Magazine and the Blast Magazine Network. He can be reached at [email protected]. Tweet @johnguilfoil.

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