All Reviews

age 10+
 
Often tragic, often bloody stories with a fun Percy twist.
By Rick Riordan
(2015)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Pocket sized bots pack a powerful, and personal, punch.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 10+
 
High-flying arcade shooter grounded by difficulty, gameplay.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Inventive, juicy shooting game with cartoon violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 10+
 
Twins and friends fight magic villains in exciting sequel.
By Chris Colfer
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Futuristic dystopian novel has clever characters, suspense.
By Joel Ross
(2015)
age 10+
 
Cartoon Network fave meets match-3 and RPG.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Tough stealth game has cartoonish violence, limitless play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Funny, surprising adventure with beautiful graphics.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Arcade flight sim engaging, but poor controls can frustrate.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Point-&-click tale has deep story, some frustrating puzzles.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Slapstick, sweetness, sorrow in epic fairy-tale-world saga.
By Chris Colfer
(2014)
age 10+
 
Cartoonish fighting game for anime fans only.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2015)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun, commercialized movie game takes kids on dino adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
 
Kids from various books unite in muddled art-heist story.
By Blue Balliett
(2015)
age 10+
 
Exciting alien-invasion thriller mixes sci-fi and magic.
By Jonathan Maberry
(2015)
age 10+
 
Mystery adaptation tests deductive skills but is too brief.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Fun drilling adventure with mild violence ends too quickly.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Tricky controls, high difficulty mar unique defense game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Multiplayer-based shooter sprays paint, fun on battlefield.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)

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