Game Reviews

Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny Game Poster Image
age 10+
Solid role-playing game is creative and fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3
(2011)
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Disney Universe Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Good multiplayer co-op has a surprising amount of violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Centipede: Infestation Game Poster Image
age 10+
Arcade shooter in which you take down waves of mutated bugs.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
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LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Darker story is lightened by humor and fun exploration.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Game Poster Image
age 10+
Beloved series delivers cleverly crafted adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
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Monkey Tales: The Castle of Draconian Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun adventure game uses 5th grade math in gameplay.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
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The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn -- The Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
Simple movie game with likable hero, cartoonish violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Doctor Lautrec and the Forgotten Knights Game Poster Image
age 10+
Puzzler similar to Professor Layton but with mild combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
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The Tiny Bang Story Game Poster Image
age 10+
One of the most original (and hard) seek-and-find puzzlers.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
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Drawn: Trail of Shadows Game Poster Image
age 10+
Pretty game melds hidden object, adventure, and puzzle play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
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Touch My Katamari Game Poster Image
age 10+
More sticky-ball rolling fun, but nothing new.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
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SSX Game Poster Image
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SSX
age 10+
Extraordinarily fun, over-the-top snowboarding adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Kid Icarus: Uprising Game Poster Image
age 10+
Frenetic action with constant but mild fantasy violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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Nancy Drew: Tomb of the Lost Queen Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fab mystery lets you explore ancient Egyptian ruins.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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Battleship (Wii, DS, 3DS) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Less violent version of movie-based game uses strategy.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
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Brave: The Video Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
Average movie spin-off has mild but persistent violence.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Spelunky Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Highly challenging platformer rewards dogged determination.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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Wreckateer Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Kinect physics puzzler makes razing castles a hoot.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance Game Poster Image
age 10+
Disney characters star in fight-filled role-playing game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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Harry Potter for Kinect Game Poster Image
age 10+
Relive this epic tale by putting your own face in the game.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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