Game Reviews

age 10+
 
An exceptionally fun, challenging, and charming game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun, kid-friendly action game tied to major cultural icons.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Creative Disney adventure lets kids build own games.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Vast world, fun superhero characters that finally talk!
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2012)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Frenetic action with constant but mild fantasy violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Beloved series delivers cleverly crafted adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Darker story is lightened by humor and fun exploration.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2011)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Cartoonish space shooter a faithful remake of N64 classic.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
age 10+
 
Extraordinary remake of a classic adventure -- now for 3DS.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
age 10+
 
Great fun, but more intense violence than most LEGO games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
age 10+
 
Value-priced trilogy of PS2 games, now for the PS3.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2010)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Phenomenal game with action too intense for younger kids.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Windows, Mac
(2010)
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)
age 10+
 
Retro graphics & some violence, but still a great adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 10+
 
Campy, silly zombie romp has plants saving the day.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Windows
(2009)
csm_game
age 10+
 
The speedy blue hedgehog grows some claws.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2008)
age 10+
 
Frenetic shoot-'em-up space adventure; no blood.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2007)
age 10+
 
Tons of punching in between punch lines.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Windows, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance
(2007)
age 10+
 
Fast-paced intergalactic adventure for PSP fans.
Platforms: PSP
(2007)
age 10+
 
Harry Potter weaves magical spells for tweens.
Platforms: PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2005)

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