Game Reviews

age 10+
 
LEARNING
Solve Nancy's latest mystery with help from her friends.
Platforms: Windows
(2011)
age 10+
 
Enigmatic puzzles and scary storms highlight this mystery.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Good strategy game with questionable use of alcohol.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(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)
age 10+
 
Fashion game for girls has fun mini-games, poor controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 10+
 
Realistic babysitting responsibilities in a ho-hum game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
age 10+
 
Great mystery about going undercover in Italy.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Well-balanced sim of a skater's life on and off the rink.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)