Game Reviews

age 7+
 
LEARNING
Short, cliched movie tie-in rips off Fruit Ninja gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(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)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Fun rollerblading racing game features familiar characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2012)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Popular virtual world now on handheld; has good role models.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Fun time-management game, even if you aren't TV show fans.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
age 7+
 
Repetitive ed game does little with spelling and grammar.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
age 7+
 
Mediocre racing game features Shrek, Donkey, and friends.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 7+
 
Pokemon-ish sequel makes dinosaur-hunting less repetitive.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 7+
 
Simple Kinect-enabled boarding game is fun but forgettable.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 7+
 
Glitchy controls make this a lesser version of great game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Hooks kids with fun games and loads them with knowledge.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
csm_game
age 7+
 
Fun baseball mash-up somewhat hampered by control issues.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 7+
 
Fun movie-based platformer game with puzzles and gadgets.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 7+
 
Wacky micro-games require the uDraw tablet controller.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2011)
csm_game
age 7+
 
Uninteresting pet sim reinforces gender stereotypes.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
age 7+
 
Veterinarian simulation game has positive role models.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 7+
 
Sometimes-confusing mix of "spooky" sports.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 7+
 
Virtual TV show creates fun family play together time.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 7+
 
Arcade-style chasing and hiding set in a spooky classroom.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 7+
 
A fun and educational game for dino-loving kids.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)

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