G.I. JOE: Retaliation Ninja Showdown Set Review (Hasbro)

G.I. JOE: Retaliation Ninja Showdown Set
What It Is

The G.I. JOE: Retaliation Ninja Showdown Set comes with three 3.75-inch action figures based on characters from the movie, including Snake Eyes, Red Ninja, and Storm Shadow. Each figure comes with weapon accessories and gear, including a seven-foot zip line that lets kids put "action" into action figure play. The instructions show three different configurations for the zip line.

Is It Fun?

These highly articulated figures have terrific details and accessories for creating active, imaginative play as kids create a ninja battle between the G.I. JOEs and the evil COBRA.

Who It’s For

The G.I. JOE: Retaliation Ninja Showdown Set is for G.I. JOE fans ages 4 and up.

What To Be Aware Of

The movie is rated PG-13 because of violence, so it may not be appropriate for all children even if the violence is very cartoon-like. This is always a challenge with toys based on these types of movies. Collectors and G.I. JOE fans want plenty of non-stop action and insist on at least a PG-13 rating. As always, parents need to determine what's appropriate for their family and their individual kids. For kids who love G.I. JOE and action figures, though, there's plenty of play built into these action figures even if the kids don't see the movie.

  • Fun

  • Repeat Play

  • Assembly & Instructions

    None or Very Easy