All Reviews

Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies Game Poster Image
age 10+
Accessible RPG with mild violence, safe multiplayer mode.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
NHL 11 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
The best, most authentic (has fights) hockey game available.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2010)
Super Scribblenauts Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
The ultimate puzzle game for imagination and creativity.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Nancy Drew: Shadow at the Water's Edge Game Poster Image
age 10+
Learn about Japan while solving a puzzling mystery.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
Madden NFL 10 by EA Sports App Poster Image
age 10+
Full-blown football game offers complete NFL experience.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
Rock Band App Poster Image
csm_app
age 10+
Pricey but clean Guitar Hero-like app is best of its class.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
Gran Turismo 5 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Extraordinarily fun racing sim is deep but unrealistic.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2010)
Golden Sun: Dark Dawn Game Poster Image
age 10+
Outstanding RPG offers fine role models, great puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
ToonPAINT App Poster Image
csm_app
age 10+
Budding cartoonists can upload a photo and paint.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
Gamestar Mechanic Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Grand adventure teaches you to design your own games.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
Bowmaster App Poster Image
csm_app
age 10+
Excellent shooting gallery game with wooden targets only.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
PandaMania - Bow Defense App Poster Image
age 10+
Arrow-shooting game with lots of cartoony violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
Plants vs. Zombies App Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Great strategy game with comic but slightly scary violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
SimCity App Poster Image
csm_app
age 10+
City building at its complicated best; worth the effort.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
Portal 2 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Inventive and enjoyable spatial puzzler with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
:Shift: App Poster Image
csm_app
age 10+
Unique, challenging puzzle with peril and a splash of blood.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
Style Studio: Fashion Designer App Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Better than similar fashion games found on consoles.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
Spider: Bryce Manor HD App Poster Image
age 10+
Stunning, original game with a creepy background story.
Devices: iPad
(2010)
The Jim and Frank Mysteries: The Blood River Files HD App Poster Image
age 10+
Challenging puzzles set within a lengthy, intriguing story.
Devices: iPad
(2010)
Chronicles of Mystery App Poster Image
age 10+
Hidden object game with strong heroine and deep plot.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)

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