Game Reviews

Flinthook Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Intuitive, madcap action stays fun despite repetition.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Batman Justice Unbalanced Game Poster Image
age 7+
Kids solve logic puzzles to help Batman and Robin.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2004)
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Wolverine and the X-Men (Leapster) Game Poster Image
age 7+
Good educational content lost in scary, violent imagery.
Platforms: Leapster 2, Leapster
(2010)
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Math Blaster Online Game Poster Image
age 7+
Exciting-yet-educational games in safe, social world.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
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Herotopia Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Online world where kids become heroes by combating bullying.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
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The Penguins of Madagascar: Dr. Blowhole Returns Again! Game Poster Image
age 7+
Very active game makes great use of Kinect motion controls.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
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The Penguins of Madagascar: Dr. Blowhole Returns Again! (Wii) Game Poster Image
age 7+
Use the uDraw tablet for wacky comic adventures.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
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Poptropica Adventures Game Poster Image
age 7+
Popular virtual world now on handheld; has good role models.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Adventure Sketchers Game Poster Image
age 7+
Engaging platformer emphasizes creativity and adventure.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2014)
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Spy Kids: All the Time in the World Game Poster Image
age 8+
Kids may get frustrated by tough, unforgiving gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
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Kirby Mass Attack Game Poster Image
age 8+
New twist on sidescrolling action games with easy controls.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
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Batman Toxic Chill Game Poster Image
age 8+
Batman needs help solving logic puzzles.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2003)
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Batman Begins --The Battle for Gotham City Game Poster Image
age 8+
Add-on for the FLY lets kids play as Batman.
Platforms: FLY Pentop Computer
(2006)
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LEGO Batman: The Videogame Game Poster Image
age 8+
A fun -- albeit predictable -- cartoon adventure.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
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Mr. Driller DrillLand Game Poster Image
age 8+
Cartoony puzzler digs a fun, challenging niche for itself.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2020)
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Bye-Bye BoxBoy! Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Think outside the box in fun, addictive puzzler's finale.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2017)
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Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Battling monsters is strategic rather than violent.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
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Wreck-It Ralph Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Movie-based platformer misses opportunity to be great.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
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LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins Game Poster Image
age 8+
Mediocre LEGO game with minor violence and reckless driving.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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Disaster Hero Game Poster Image
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age 8+
FEMA-sponsored game teaches about disaster preparedness.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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