Game Reviews

csm_game
age 10+
 
Far from perfect, but a fun way to get kids exercising.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun collection of games designed to keep you fit.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Plant-shop sim slyly gets kids to learn and apply genetics.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 10+
 
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Brain training game purports to help your working memory.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 10+
 
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Active game more about dancing than exercise routines.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
"Brain-training" mini-games cover math, reasoning, logic.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2012)
age 10+
 
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Energetic dance fitness game with mildly suggestive lyrics.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Diverse, enjoyable workout game with heavy Adidas branding.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
age 10+
 
Dance game makes staying healthy feel like a party.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun adventure game uses 5th grade math in gameplay.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
age 10+
 
Kinect controls allow faithful recreation of the game show.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
age 10+
 
Popular TV show's exercises are fun and effective on Kinect.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2010)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Grand adventure teaches you to design your own games.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
age 10+
 
Solid aerobic workout program with a fun dancing theme.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Walking becomes a fun game of exploration and getting fit.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Fun dance rhythm cheer game with cutesy but sexed-up avatars
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 10+
 
TV-based fitness sim emphasizes nutrition and weight loss.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2009)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Expanded version has great games and personalized workouts.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 10+
 
Boxing sim offers intense, gimmick-free workouts.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 10+
 
Good "exergaming" pick for Wii Balance Board owners.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)

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