Game Reviews

age 7+
 
Bare-bones arcade-style baseball swings and misses.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 7+
 
Family-friendly fantasy tees up fun with appealing mascots.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Middling but kid-safe sports game with some tricky controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
age 7+
 
Dueling mascot game franchise scores a gold with this entry.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
age 7+
 
Simple Kinect-enabled boarding game is fun but forgettable.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 7+
 
Active game burns calories and is fun to play in a group.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
age 7+
 
Motion-controlled swimming game provides unique experience.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
age 7+
 
Compilation of sports mini-games is fun, accessible.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
csm_game
age 7+
 
Fun baseball mash-up somewhat hampered by control issues.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 7+
 
Quirky but fun gridiron sim played with dogs and humans.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2011)
age 7+
 
Collection of easy, active sports mini-games for Kinect.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2010)
age 7+
 
Wholesome baseball sim is loads of colorful fun.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2010)
age 7+
 
Active-play game makes great use of Wii balance board.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 7+
 
Excellent golf sim features expanded online play.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 7+
 
Fabulous baseball game promotes exercise, sportsmanship.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 7+
 
Even the youngest armchair quarterback can tackle this game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2009)
age 7+
 
Simple, kid-friendly football lacks polish of bigger games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 7+
 
Kid baseball slides into home with simple controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 7+
 
Now with Wii MotionPlus, for true one-to-one swing control.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2009)
age 7+
 
Kid versions of baseball pros play in simple sports sim.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2
(2009)

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