Game Reviews

age 8+
Visually charming adventure lacks depth, replayability.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
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age 7+
Novelty, interest wane quickly in colorful arcade game.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
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age 8+
Wacky soccer game seems easy, but chaotic play is tricky.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
Pac-Man and his friends bite into a mediocre platformer.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
age 8+
LEGO-branded portable adventure focuses mostly on combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 8+
LEARNING
Fresh, forgiving Kirby platformer's levels ramp up smoothly.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
csm_game
age 7+
LEARNING
Cute cartoon side-scroller, but only for young fans.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun arcade space shooter set to your own music collection.
Platforms: Windows
(2012)
csm_game
age 8+
Tricky take on old classic proves it’s not easy being green.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
age 8+
Collection of 10 average time management games.
Platforms: Windows
(2011)
age 7+
Simple, active game is good for short bursts of fun.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
age 8+
Remakes of two classic arcade games have nice 3D visuals.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
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age 8+
Well-done remake of a classic platform game, now in 3D.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
age 8+
Average arcade-style romp has a bit of cartoon violence.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2010)
csm_game
age 8+
Pretty, but very poorly executed space shooter.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2009)
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age 7+
Charming game about launching fireworks at magical things.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
age 8+
LEARNING
Fly the skies as a bird to learn about migration patterns.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2008)
age 7+
Dazzling remake of classic arcade franchise.
Platforms: PSP, Nintendo DS
(2008)
age 8+
Old-school space-shooter gets remake that's fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
age 8+
Brawler marred by gameplay and technical gaffes.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2007)

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