Game Reviews

A Bird Story Game Poster Image
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age 7+
LEARNING
Short but emotionally powerful story told without words.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Adventure Sketchers Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Engaging platformer emphasizes creativity and adventure.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2014)
Funky Barn Game Poster Image
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age 7+
LEARNING
Time-management game provides fun but limited experience.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
Poptropica Adventures Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Popular virtual world now on handheld; has good role models.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
iCarly: Groovy Foodie! Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Fun time-management game, even if you aren't TV show fans.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
Kid Adventures: Sky Captain Game Poster Image
age 7+
Fantastic, kid-friendly aerial action game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Super Mario Galaxy 2 Game Poster Image
age 7+
Brilliant platformer a surefire hit for virtually all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Build-a-Bear: Welcome to Hugsville Game Poster Image
age 7+
Fun mini-games, but website codes as rewards are troubling.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Pokemon HeartGold & SoulSilver Versions Game Poster Image
age 7+
Collect & battle game uses a pedometer to get kids walking.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
SpongeBob vs. The Big One: Beach Party Cook-Off Game Poster Image
age 7+
Fun all-ages cooking sim with a SpongeBob twist.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
Flower Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Stunningly beautiful, warm-hearted game has a green message.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2009)
Phineas and Ferb Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Game based on Disney show is fun and creative.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
Emma in the Mountains Game Poster Image
age 7+
Interactive nature story with pro-environment minigames.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
George of the Jungle and the Search for the Secret Game Poster Image
age 7+
A flat adaptation of a so-so cartoon.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2008)
NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams Game Poster Image
age 7+
Nightmarish adventure with frustrating controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2007)