Game Reviews

Nancy Drew: Ghost of Thornton Hall Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Great haunted house mystery with challenging puzzles.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
Backyard Engineers Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Catapult-based physics with repetitive play, comic violence.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Puzzler World 2013 Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Clever hodgepodge of puzzles is full of brainteasers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
Thomas Was Alone Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun platformer with a lovely story about friendship.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2013)
SimCity Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Exciting but technically flawed city-building simulation.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
Brain Age: Concentration Training Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Brain training game purports to help your working memory.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Raccoon thief stars in fun adventure with cartoon violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
Mayan Mysteries Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Cartoony learning adventure about ancient Mayan culture.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Fast-paced action romp with cartoony violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2012)
Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd you steal our garbage?!! Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Quirky platform adventure with tween boy humor.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
Disney Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Clever cartoon platformer has some tedious elements.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Rabbids Land Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Zany, cartoonish mini-games with some mild bathroom humor.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013 Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Active game more about dancing than exercise routines.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
Scribblenauts Unlimited Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Vocabulary-exercise puzzler is an imaginative treat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
American Mensa Academy Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
"Brain-training" mini-games cover math, reasoning, logic.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2012)
Victorious: Taking the Lead Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Tween rhythm game based on TV show is fun but short.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2012)
Rabbids Rumble Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Arena brawler with mini-games and crude, slapstick humor.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Lego Lord of the Rings Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Action and humor abound in funny rendition of LOTR films.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360
(2012)
NASCAR The Game: Inside Line Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
True life racing with many modes of play; watch open chat.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
Transformers Prime: The Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Ideal for fans of the TV show, packed with frenetic action.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)

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