Game Reviews

csm_game
age 7+
 
Novelty, interest wane quickly in colorful arcade game.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
age 7+
 
Bare-bones arcade-style baseball swings and misses.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 7+
 
Coy puzzler will wrinkle your brain and curiosity.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Fun party game with mild violence promotes socialization.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Family-friendly party game promotes socializing, exercise.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Short but emotionally powerful story told without words.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Pokemon drawing app teaches techniques; great instruction.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
csm_game
age 7+
 
Stylized platformer with hard-earned victories, frustration.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Engaging platformer emphasizes creativity and adventure.
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad Ultra, LeapPad2, Leapster Explorer, LeapsterGS
(2014)
age 7+
 
Family-friendly fantasy tees up fun with appealing mascots.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Innocuous, moderately fun platformer stars Mario’s dino bud.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
csm_game
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Tetris-like puzzler is great for kids of varying ability.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
csm_game
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Charming pinball-like puzzle game, now with 4-player mode.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2013)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Fantastic platform adventure is fun for the whole family.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Fun little party romp best enjoyed in a group of friends.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Middling but kid-safe sports game with some tricky controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Simple but mostly fun pet-care simulator safe for kids.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Short, cliched movie tie-in rips off Fruit Ninja gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Imaginative driving game with something for all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Fun side-scrolling adventure captures spirit of TV show.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)

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