Game Reviews

csm_game
age 10+
 
Fun, wildly inventive take on arcade machines.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
age 10+
 
Fun recreations of classic pinball games.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One, iPhone, iPod
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Fun old-school arcade shooter with odd design issues.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Ship-building sim lacks story, consistent multiplayer.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Sidescrolling bug platformer oozes mild cartoonish violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2014)
age 10+
 
Satisfying arcade shooter entices with cool, stylized art.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Surreal, unforgiving platfomer may frustrate young players.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Fun retro aerial shooter has mild violence, demands skill.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Simple, unimaginative action brawler extends the TV show.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Delightful, frantic side-scroller with cartoony violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
age 10+
 
Arcade shooter in which you take down waves of mutated bugs.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Solve Nancy's latest mystery with help from her friends.
Platforms: Windows
(2011)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Minor violence in robot combat game; can play co-op.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2011)
age 10+
 
Enigmatic puzzles and scary storms highlight this mystery.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Virtual dress up kit acts as gateway game to watching show.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 10+
 
Fun to get a new look, but don't take it seriously.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
In-depth fashion game is also a good business simulation.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 10+
 
Shallow game explores cutthroat school cliques and shopping.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
age 10+
 
Gumshoe game for girls overflows with clever conundrums.
Platforms: Windows
(2009)
age 10+
 
Teenage sleuth offers puzzling PC mystery in Bahamas.
Platforms: Windows
(2009)

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