Game Reviews

Wizard of Oz 3D, The Experience App Poster Image
age 10+
Full, well-narrated version of classic a little too glitchy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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The Unwanteds, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Magical fantasy has peril, battles, positive messages.
By Lisa McMann
(2011)
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Porco Rosso Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Lesser known Miyazaki with heavy themes, cartoon violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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The Son of Neptune: The Heroes of Olympus, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Percy is back! And on a quest with Roman demigods.
By Rick Riordan
(2011)
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Darwen Arkwright and the Peregrine Pact Book Poster Image
age 10+
Through-the looking-glass adventure not very original.
By A.J. Hartley
(2011)
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Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny Game Poster Image
age 10+
Solid role-playing game is creative and fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3
(2011)
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Drawn: Dark Flight HD App Poster Image
age 10+
Adventure's puzzles will challenge, scenery will enchant.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
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Dracula Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Classic vampire movie is more creepy than violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1931)
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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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Are You Afraid of the Dark? TV Poster Image
age 10+
Spooky campfire stories are fun for resilient kids.
Network: Nickelodeon
(1992)
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Centipede: Infestation Game Poster Image
age 10+
Arcade shooter in which you take down waves of mutated bugs.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
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Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Excellent anime based on video game characters, some peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Darker story is lightened by humor and fun exploration.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
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The Chronicles of Harris Burdick Book Poster Image
age 10+
Superb stories by top authors spring from surreal images.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(2011)
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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Game Poster Image
age 10+
Beloved series delivers cleverly crafted adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
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Monkey Tales: The Castle of Draconian Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun adventure game uses 5th grade math in gameplay.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
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Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Beautiful anime with eco message and an amazing heroine.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Doctor Lautrec and the Forgotten Knights Game Poster Image
age 10+
Puzzler similar to Professor Layton but with mild combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
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The Mostly True Story of Jack Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lonely boy fights evil to save town in exciting page turner.
By Kelly Barnhill
(2011)
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The Tiny Bang Story Game Poster Image
age 10+
One of the most original (and hard) seek-and-find puzzlers.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
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