Game Reviews

age 11+
 
Cartoon violence galore, but no blood; for hardcore fans.
Platforms: PSP
(2010)
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age 11+
 
Movie-game with lots of explosions but violence is cartoony.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 11+
 
Mysteries combined with easy puzzles, but with tween themes.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 11+
 
Repetitive fantasy combat mars popular book remake.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 11+
 
Daring adventure with inventive puzzles, trains, heroism.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 11+
 
Repetitive hack-and-slash doesn't excite much.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 11+
 
Cool sci-fi weapons & steampunk levels, but just OK overall.
Platforms: PSP
(2009)
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age 11+
 
Internet-obsessed teens engage in questionable hijinks.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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age 11+
 
Unique puzzles wow with ability to write objects into game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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age 11+
 
Excellent football game for players of all ages, skills.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2009)
age 11+
 
Fun, challenging music game for PSP, with teen lyrics.
Platforms: PSP
(2009)
age 11+
 
Deep, rich, and challenging role-playing game.
Platforms: PSP
(2007)
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age 11+
 
LEARNING
Beautifu, unique game about microorganism survival.
Platforms: Mac, PSP, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2006)
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age 11+
 
Creaky controls kill this creepy, creative game.
Platforms: PSP
(2005)