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Review: Monster High Skultimate Roller Maze for the Nintendo 3DS


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Lace up your skates and play with your fave ghouls in Monster High Skultimate Roller Maze the Video Game, and here is our review.

Pick your own clawsome team as you race through the scary-challenging course filled with terrifying traps and killer obstacles. Unlock 12 different Monster High characters and 6 tracks–including Monster High Stadium, Gloom Beach, Skull Shore and more–by winning races.

There are four different modes to select from, including a circuit mode where the team with the most points at the end wins and a timed mode where it’s you against the clock! There is a relay mode and also a quick race if you just want to jump in a play.


You can pick from 12 characters, including Clawdeen, Robecca Steam and Abbey Bominable. Each of the characters has their own special power that they can using during a race once they have collected power ups and their power meter is full. These special powers include Electric Kisses and Bat Calls and have a different outcome in the game.

The complete list of characters and their special powers are detailed below so that you can check if your favourite character is included:

Character Type Special Powers What does the move do?
Frankie Stein Light Electric Kiss Zaps all the other players causing them to fall over
Clawdeen Medium Beast Mode Do a wolf cry and go really fast
Draculaura Light Bat Call Bats pick you up and make you go faster and knock other people out of the way.
Lagoona Blue Light Tidal Wave Summons a wave that makes you go faster and knocked people out of the way
Rochelle Goyle Strong Rockstar Speed boost
Robecca Steam Medium Steamed Does a swirling sweeping kick knocking down everyone around her
Operetta Strong Perfect Pitch Send out a high pitched note that knocks all players in front down
Clawd Wold Strong Full Moon Speed boost
Abbey Bominable Medium Cold Shoulder
Sends out a snowflake that freezes any players immediately in-front
Gil Webber Light River Rage Skates backwards and knocks down anyone immediately behind
Deuce Gorgon Strong Stone Gaze Throws a red star that tracks the person in front and knocks them down
Heath Burns Medium Prometheus Throws a red star that tracks the person in front and knocks them down



The tracks give you the chance to really get into the game and use your special powers and gives a lot of replayability. The tracks are quite long and there are secret routes to find so it should keep you interested.

Your characters become tired during the race and you can easily switch between them when the energy bars are low. This also gives you the opportunity to try out different special moves, which can be quite fun. Just make sure you collect the coins scattered around the track as they will help with your power meter!

You can collect lots of power ups in the game, and these come in the shape of coffins left around the tracks – just race into them and they are yours.

The controls work well and it doesn’t take very long for you to really get into the game and find yourself leaning into turns and moving about as though you were in the game itself.

And there are even varying difficulty levels to choose from if you find it too hard, or not challenging enough.

I am personally not a huge fan of 3D games, but I was pleasantly surprised how well Monster High Skultimate Roller Maze worked in 3D mode. And if you don’t like it you can also switch it back to 2D mode.


If you are a fan of Monster High, or more likely you have a child who is a fan of Monster High, then this game should keep them occupied and quiet for hours and its actually rather fun. This game is aimed at children so if you are not a child you may not enjoy it quite as much – or maybe you will? Little Orbit have done a good job on the game and Monster High fans should be very pleased.

Monster High Skultimate Roller Maze for the Nintendo 3DS is available now and costs £24.99.


Andrew Edney
Andrew Edney
I am the owner and editor of this site. I have been interested in gadgets and tech since I was a little kid. I have also written a number of books on various tech subjects. I also blog for The Huffington Post and for FHM. And I am honoured to be a Microsoft MVP since January 2008 - again this year as an Xbox MVP.


  1. The ‘special powers’ table is a great guide to what the game is about. Feedback that we’re hearing is that it’s definitely worth buying (if you’re a young fan of Monster High) – this game is a big improvement on Ghoul Spirit, the first Monster High console game that was released.

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