They loved the movies, too (so it was a no-brainer for a gift), but they really enjoy the game a lot. My oldest (10) doesn't play as much as my youngest (7), but both report that the game is fun, challenging enough to keep them interested, and true to character (as far as Gru & the minions go). Relatively gentle fun, and a nice break from the zombie/undead genre of games, which my oldest seems to delight in playing these days! I'd recommend this for any fans of the Despicable Me movies, and especially for kids around 6-9 years of age. It's a good one!