Game Reviews

Skylanders: Trap Team Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Awesome toy-driven adventure lets you turn villains good.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
FIFA 15 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Family-friendly soccer sim with advanced graphics, physics.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Monster High: 13 Wishes Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Subpar platformer will appeal only to brand's loyal fans.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
Skylanders: Swap Force Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Excellent action romp tied to fun toy figures.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
Wreck-It Ralph Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Movie-based platformer misses opportunity to be great.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
NBA 2K13 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Excellent pro basketball sim now with 1992 Dream Team.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
FIFA Soccer 13 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Extraordinarily good soccer game with easy controls.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2012)
Madden NFL 13 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun football sim gets facelift and expands ways to play.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
Skylanders Spyro's Adventure Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Toy figurines become characters in exciting action game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
NBA 2K12 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Stellar hoops sim honors league's legends.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2011)
FIFA Soccer 12 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
One of the best (and best-looking) sports simulations.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 2
(2011)
Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Realistic soccer sim is best for experienced gamers.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Virtua Tennis 4 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Decent tennis sim doesn't add much new to the series.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters Game Poster Image
age 8+
This year's golf sim is easier to play and can be active.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Top Spin Tennis 4 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Beautiful tennis sim is both accessible and challenging.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Mario Sports Mix Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Top-notch sports compilation is good fun for all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Super Mario All-Stars: 25th Anniversary Collection Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun, classic, retro compilation lacks compelling extras.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Disney Epic Mickey Game Poster Image
age 8+
Grand, imaginative, heartfelt adventure in dark 'toon world.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Disney Tangled Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Clunky game adaptation features co-op play, sword fighting.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Donkey Kong Country Returns Game Poster Image
age 8+
Highly enjoyable new spin on a classic, now with co-op.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii
(2010)

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