Game Reviews

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Game Poster Image
age 9+
Terrific building game with positive messages and teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2019)
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FEZ Game Poster Image
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FEZ
age 9+
Indie game wonder is a fountain of brain-stretching ideas.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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Harvest Moon 3D: A New Beginning Game Poster Image
age 9+
Cute, open-ended farming series adds more customization.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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LEGO City Undercover Game Poster Image
age 9+
Fun, imaginative, safe adventure set in a plastic world.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
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Madden NFL 20 Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Superstars stand out in focused, dynamic on-field play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Brain Age Express: Arts & Letters Game Poster Image
age 9+
DSi-only download game focuses on language and drawing.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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Imagine: Detective Game Poster Image
age 9+
Detective game for girls has great play, good role model.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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Puzzler Mind Gym 3D Game Poster Image
age 9+
Collection of mental challenges is hard but rewarding.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
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Carmen Sandiego Adventures in Math: The Great Gateway Grab Game Poster Image
age 9+
Short, fun game has kids practicing fractions and symmetry.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
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Order Up!! Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun, accessible cooking sim teaches international dishes.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3
(2012)
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NCAA Football 13 Game Poster Image
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age 9+
College football sim adds Heisman winners to the mix.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Style Savvy Trendsetters Game Poster Image
age 9+
The focus is on looks, but business strategy makes the game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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Kinect Sports Ultimate Collection Game Poster Image
age 9+
Light on instructions but 13 fun sports to play.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed: Bonus Edition Game Poster Image
age 9+
SEGA stars come to the track to race and wreak silly havoc.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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NCAA Football 14 Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Very good college football sim, but similar to predecessors.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Toki Tori 2 Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Puzzle game without any instructions could vex younger kids.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
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Elegy for a Dead World Game Poster Image
age 9+
Super creative storytelling game; some online safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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MLB 2K13 Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Mediocre baseball game resembles last year's title.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Autocraft Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Creative vehicle builder a bit rough around the edges.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Windward Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Sandbox pirate game provides creative but repetitive play.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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