Bluey: The Videogame steps out of the television screen to offer fans a chance to immerse themselves in the charming world of the beloved Australian animated series. With the reputation of its TV counterpart setting high expectations, the game has piqued the curiosity of both children and adults alike. Promising an adorable recreation of Bluey's universe, the game endeavors to translate the show's hallmark warmth and creativity into an interactive format. But does it deliver a gameplay experience as rich and nuanced as the stories told on ABC's hit series?

  • Rating 5 (5 votes)
  • Price Free
  • Category Arcade
  • Version latest
  • Developer 2048 Game

Features Review

Capturing the Look: A Visual Treat

One area where the game excels is its faithful replication of the show’s visual aesthetic. With vibrant and chunky graphics, Bluey: The Videogame does a commendable job at emulating the show's distinct 2D charm and transforming it into a 2.5D environment. Fans of the show will be pleased to find that the characters and animations are spot-on, maintaining the same whimsical quality as seen on TV. The game also features voice work from the original cast, enhancing its authenticity and making it all the more engaging for the little ones.

Gameplay Experience: Simplicity and Frustration Entwined

The trip into Bluey's world is unfortunately not as smooth as one might hope. Despite the cute setup that follows Bluey and Bingo's treasure hunt adventures during school holidays, the gameplay mechanics leave much to be desired. Players may find themselves dealing with occasional character freezes and cumbersome interactions with objects, which can disrupt the flow of the game. Each of the game's four maps boasts its own mini-game; however, these activities range from overly simplistic to glitch-ridden, casting a shadow over the playful intentions.

A Brief Adventure: Content and Completion Concerns

Length and content are where the game notably falters. With an asking price that seems steep for the offering, players can complete the main story in under an hour, extracting all its collectibles in just double that time. The game consists of four main areas—each with a story arc that can be blitzed through in 10 to 15-minute episodes. Moreover, the narrative comes to an abrupt halt, unlocking a new area sans any storytelling payoff, which contributes to a sense of incompleteness.

Playing with others does not necessarily elevate the experience as expected. Whether it's navigating platforming sections or engaging in the added mini-games, the multiplayer aspect tends to cultivate chaos rather than collaboration. Larger groups may find themselves tangled in a mess of misaligned mechanics, struggling to progress in a cohesive manner.

Conclusion: A Canine's Undercooked Entree

In conclusion, Bluey: The Videogame finds itself in an awkward spot—somewhere between a collectible trinket and a fully-fledged gaming experience. While its aesthetic prowess can't be questioned, the game’s substance sorely lacks depth and finesse. Aimed at capturing the hearts of Bluey's audience, it regrettably presents as a subpar extension of the brand, one that may entertain briefly but quickly winds down to be a forgettable add-on to the Bluey merchandise empire.


  • Authentic replication of the show's distinctive 2D animation.
  • Voice acting from the original cast enhances the experience.
  • Visually appealing, keeping true to the original series' charm.


  • Extremely short duration for the price point.
  • Gameplay plagued by bugs and awkward controls.

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