Game Reviews

Madagascar 3: The Video Game Game Poster Image
age 7+
Simple platform puzzler lets kids play with animal stars.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 Game Poster Image
age 7+
Family-friendly party game promotes socializing, exercise.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
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Skylanders Spyro's Adventure Game Poster Image
age 8+
Toy figurines become characters in exciting action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
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LittleBigPlanet Karting Game Poster Image
age 8+
Creative kart racer lets kids set their imagination loose.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2012)
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Wonderbook: Diggs Nightcrawler Game Poster Image
age 8+
Average augmented-reality gumshoe story with mild violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
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Powerstar Golf Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Unremarkable, cartoonish golf sim pushes in-game purchases.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2013)
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Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved Game Poster Image
age 8+
Become a wizardly conductor in music game; some iffy lyrics.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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Rabbids Invasion: The Interactive TV Show Game Poster Image
age 8+
TV-based motion-sensing game loaded with cartoon hijinks.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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Pool Nation FX Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Accessible, uninspired pool is a scratch in the side pocket.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
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Rory McIlroy PGA Tour Game Poster Image
age 8+
Long-running golf series reboot sorely lacking content.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
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Sports Champions 2 Game Poster Image
age 9+
Fun sports compilation promotes healthy movement.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2012)
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Disney Universe Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Good multiplayer co-op has a surprising amount of violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Journey Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Beautiful adventure less a game than interactive poetry.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2012)
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Lego Lord of the Rings Game Poster Image
age 10+
Action and humor abound in funny rendition of LOTR films.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360
(2012)
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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, kid-friendly action game tied to major cultural icons.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
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Play Catan Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Digital remake of brilliant board game best for Catan vets.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
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The LEGO Movie Videogame Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, imaginative adventure promotes independent thinking.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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Doki-Doki Universe Game Poster Image
age 10+
Learn what it means to be human in quirky adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
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F1 2014 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Realistic racer encourages respect but doesn't innovate.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
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Lego Jurassic World Game Poster Image
age 10+
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)
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