Game Reviews

Despicable Me: The Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
Uneven game rewards you for being "despicable."
Platforms: PSP, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2010)
The Secret Saturdays: Beasts of the 5th Sun Game Poster Image
age 10+
Good TV adaptation with scary monsters, cartoony violence.
Platforms: PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Marvel Super Hero Squad Game Poster Image
age 10+
Loads of fighting with heroes but has funny, spoofy vibe.
Platforms: PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Astro Boy: The Video Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fantasy violence permeates movie-based side-scrolling game.
Platforms: PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance
(2009)
Aliens in the Attic Game Poster Image
age 10+
Movie-based game has mildly humorous mayhem.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2009)
G-Force Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Guinea pigs constantly battle appliances in fun movie game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2009)
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Game Poster Image
age 10+
Dark themes handled with a light touch in this 6th game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac, PlayStation 2
(2009)
Up Game Poster Image
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Up
age 10+
Glitches keep this game from getting a hearty thumbs "Up."
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
The Tale of Despereaux (Console) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Movie-based game with frustrating, inconsistent controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
Sonic: Unleashed Game Poster Image
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age 10+
The speedy blue hedgehog grows some claws.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2008)
Bolt Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Movie game has good graphics, lots of mild combat.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2
(2008)
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)
Tak and the Guardians of Gross Game Poster Image
age 10+
Entertaining action in TV show tie-in fluff title.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2008)
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)
The Spiderwick Chronicles Game Poster Image
age 10+
Movie tie-in game with more violence than magic.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
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)
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)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Game Poster Image
age 10+
Harry Potter weaves magical spells for tweens.
Platforms: PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2005)
Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas: Oogie's Revenge Game Poster Image
age 10+
Musical action game will please movie's fans.
Platforms: PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2005)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban--The Console Versions Game Poster Image
age 10+
Challenging action-adventure game for Potter fans.
Platforms: PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2004)

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