Game Reviews

Kinect Party Game Poster Image
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age 7+
LEARNING
Entertaining collection of activities gets kids moving.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
Kids Learn Spelling & Grammar: A+ Edition Game Poster Image
age 7+
Repetitive ed game does little with spelling and grammar.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
The Magic School Bus: Oceans Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Hooks kids with fun games and loads them with knowledge.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Reader Rabbit 2nd Grade Game Poster Image
age 7+
Fun learning adventure with challenging educational games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
SpongeBob SquigglePants Game Poster Image
age 7+
Wacky micro-games require the uDraw tablet controller.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2011)
Math Blaster Online Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Exciting-yet-educational games in safe, social world.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
Casper's Scare School: Spooky Sports Day Game Poster Image
age 7+
Sometimes-confusing mix of "spooky" sports.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
New Carnival Games Game Poster Image
age 7+
Midway arcade games best played in a family setting.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Club Penguin Game Day Game Poster Image
age 7+
All-around great collection of multiplayer mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
JumpStart Get Moving Family Fitness Sports Edition Game Poster Image
age 7+
Good but not great collection of active mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Wolverine and the X-Men (Leapster) Game Poster Image
age 7+
Good educational content lost in scary, violent imagery.
Platforms: Leapster 2, Leapster
(2010)
Family Party: 30 Great Games Winter Fun Game Poster Image
age 7+
Too-difficult controls dampen what could be family fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Playmobil Circus Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Top-notch mini-games for families to play together.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
Storybook Workshop Game Poster Image
age 7+
Record your own fairytale readings in fun Wii game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
JumpStart: Escape from Adventure Island Game Poster Image
age 7+
Math, reading, and action in one colorful package.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
The Princess and the Frog (Wii) Game Poster Image
age 7+
Best Princess Tiana game for families to play together.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2009)
DSi Game Poster Image
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DSi
age 7+
Nintendo's new handheld is great IF parental controls used.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Star Wars: Jedi Reading Game Poster Image
age 7+
Reading lessons that may be too violent for younger kids.
Platforms: Leapster, Leapster 2
(2008)
Leapster 2nd Grade: Musical Menace Game Poster Image
age 7+
Fun game challenges brains -- and reflexes.
Platforms: Leapster
(2006)
Hello Kitty Bubblegum Girlfriends Game Poster Image
age 7+
A casual game collection for Hello Kitty fans.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2005)

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