Parents' Guide to

ThinkSmart: Family!

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Some fun brain games, some control problems.

Game Nintendo Wii 2010
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Some of the mental workout games of ThinkSmart: Family! are fun and interesting. Others are not (simply adding digits together or spelling a word you've just seen don't hold much of a thrill). It's a very mixed bag, especially when playing solo. When playing in teams, the head-to-head competitive aspect makes the whole experience a lot more fun. The game didn't need a physical workout component, and the developers really shouldn't have included one -- because it doesn't work. You're supposed to hold the Wii-mote in your hands while you do sit-ups, arm bends, etc. But the game will always tell you you're doing it wrong, no matter what.

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