Game Reviews

Sid Meier's Pirates!  (Xbox) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Pirate adventure is fun and family-friendly.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PSP, Xbox
(2005)
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Invizimals: Shadow Zone Game Poster Image
age 10+
Camera-based creature collection game with mild violence.
Platforms: PSP
(2011)
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Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fast-paced intergalactic adventure for PSP fans.
Platforms: PSP
(2007)
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Hammerin' Hero Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Comical hero wields mallet in action-packed platformer.
Platforms: PSP
(2009)
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Game Poster Image
age 10+
Dark themes handled with a light touch in this 6th game.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
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Marvel Super Hero Squad Game Poster Image
age 10+
Loads of fighting with heroes but has funny, spoofy vibe.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi, Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 2
(2009)
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Invizimals Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Innovative, camera-based monster battler with mild violence.
Platforms: PSP
(2010)
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LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars Game Poster Image
age 10+
Great fun, but more intense violence than most LEGO games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
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G-Force Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Guinea pigs constantly battle appliances in fun movie game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
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Astro Boy: The Video Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fantasy violence permeates movie-based side-scrolling game.
Platforms: Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 2
(2009)
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Shrek the Third (Console Version) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Tons of punching in between punch lines.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Windows, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance
(2007)
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Crash: Mind Over Mutant Game Poster Image
age 10+
Satiric platformer is fun but uses camera poorly.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 2, Xbox 360
(2008)
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Up Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Glitches keep this game from getting a hearty thumbs "Up."
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi, Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
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The Secret Saturdays: Beasts of the 5th Sun Game Poster Image
age 10+
Good TV adaptation with scary monsters, cartoony violence.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi, Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 2
(2009)
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The Golden Compass Game Poster Image
age 10+
Game falls short of both the film and the book.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2007)
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Secret Agent Clank Game Poster Image
age 10+
Clank's first solo outing clumsy, disappointing.
Platforms: PSP
(2008)
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Ben 10: Alien Force Game Poster Image
age 10+
Nice sci-fi idea, but hampered by bad controls.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 2, Xbox 360
(2008)
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Despicable Me: The Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
Uneven game rewards you for being "despicable."
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 2
(2010)
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