All Reviews

csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Authentic racing sim conveys speed but is visually bland.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
Exciting, deep racer has lots of fun, loads of advertising.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
LEARNING
Design and potentially share games in a jiffy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 10+
Middle-of-the-road kart racer encourages purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 10+
Driving puzzler revs bone-crunching racetracks, challenge.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
Arcade-style soccer, with cars and a giant ball.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
Bridge-building sim fun; challenge puts it on shaky ground.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(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)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Authentic track racer requires precise driving skills.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
Licensed expansion pales in comparison to stellar original.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_website
age 10+
LEARNING
Flashy, but young gamers will need persistence to get tips.
URL: http://play.nintendo.com/
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Realistic racer encourages respect but doesn't innovate.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
Circuit racer has cool social features, big privacy issues.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
Outstanding driving game has some street-racing concerns.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_app
age 10+
Been there, done that endless driver with in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun, imaginative adventure promotes independent thinking.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun racer for players with a yen for speed and variety.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Kids steer exotic cars around tracks -- with open chat.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Race as or against the police in this arcade driving game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
age 10+
Comical road-trip novel stretches believability.
By Jack Gantos
(2013)

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