All Reviews

age 10+
Lots of industry visibility, but Web show is fun for gamers.
Network: Online
(2015)
age 10+
Antiquing duo search for sentimental value, find gratitude.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2015)
csm_book
age 10+
Inspiring and entertaining sports story for tweens.
By Mike Lupica
(2015)
age 10+
Amusing but flawed short brawler for fans of the TV series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
Captivating biography of legendary showman Buffalo Bill.
By Andrea Warren
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun happy-"ghost"-lucky game helps kids deal with emotions.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
csm_movie
age 10+
Holiday tale has serious themes, faith-based messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
Retro platformer with poor controls, frustrating design.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
csm_app
age 10+
LEARNING
Lab simulation challenges with puzzles, allows invention.
Devices: Android
(2015)
csm_movie
age 10+
Dad, son switch bodies in flimsy, predictable holiday comedy
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_movie
age 10+
Heartfelt docu showcases tech competition for teen girls.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 10+
Slow start to prequel series with stalwart characters.
By John Flanagan
(2015)
csm_website
age 10+
LEARNING
Detailed, age-appropriate intro to the House, its history.
URL: http://kids.clerk.house.gov
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
Lively dance action, but too much pressure to spend, share.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
LEARNING
Health story teaches basics but not much more.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 10+
Exciting Norse mythology adventure with Percy-like hero.
By Rick Riordan
(2015)
age 10+
Beautiful, grief-tinged, coming-of-age story has it all.
By Ali Benjamin
(2015)
csm_app
age 10+
LEARNING
Addictive math game teaches strategy over accuracy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
csm_movie
age 10+
Visually exciting sci-fi adventure has unexpected violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 10+
Engaging while it lasts, but too much repetitive gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)

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