Game Reviews

My Riding Stables 3D: Jumping for the Team Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun horse sim for girls encourages teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Mediocre LEGO game with minor violence and reckless driving.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Puzzler World 2013 Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Clever hodgepodge of puzzles is full of brainteasers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
Color Commando Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Basic puzzle platformer starts out easy, gets pretty tough.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
The Croods: Prehistoric Party Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Lifeless party game with mild cartoon shenanigans.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Become the monster to battle and explore in dungeon crawler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Light scares, clever puzzles make for a fun adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate Game Poster Image
age 18+
LEARNING
M-rated 3DS game depicts graphic violence, some sexuality.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Brain Age: Concentration Training Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Brain training game purports to help your working memory.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Fire Emblem: Awakening Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Excellent strategy RPG skews older because characters die.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Fluidity: Spin Cycle Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun, downloadable 3DS puzzler lets kids play with physics.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Crashmo Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Fun, cheap puzzle game promotes logic and puzzle creation.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Rise of the Guardians Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Santa wields sword in combat-heavy, RPG-like action game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd you steal our garbage?!! Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Quirky platform adventure with tween boy humor.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
Disney Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Clever cartoon platformer has some tedious elements.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed: Bonus Edition Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
SEGA stars come to the track to race and wreak silly havoc.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2012)
Wipeout 3 Game Poster Image
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age 9+
LEARNING
Simplistic obstacle course game is glitchy and boring.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
Scribblenauts Unlimited Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Vocabulary-exercise puzzler is an imaginative treat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
American Mensa Academy Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
"Brain-training" mini-games cover math, reasoning, logic.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2012)
Ben 10 Omniverse Game Poster Image
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age 9+
LEARNING
TV-based action game with puzzles, some fantasy battles.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)

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