Game Reviews

age 8+
 
LEARNING
TV-based motion-sensing game loaded with cartoon hijinks.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun, augmented-reality edutainment filled with cool facts.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
FEMA-sponsored game teaches about disaster preparedness.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Nature-themed interactive TV software puts kids in the show.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun, low-budget, educational gumshoeing adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun action adventure game requires logic and 3rd grade math.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
age 8+
 
Collection of summer camp mini-games uses Kinect to move.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Active gaming in a collection of fun fantasy settings.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 8+
 
Fun motion sports game is a bit limited in scope.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2011)
age 8+
 
Fantastic action that will make you break a sweat.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Imaginative sci-fi RPG entertains as it builds vocabulary.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Entertaining and well-designed brain trainer for kids.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 8+
 
Quality dance game featuring artists' music videos.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2008)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
An intriguing mystery facilitates in-depth bird watching
Platforms: Windows
(2007)
csm_game
age 8+
 
This aerobic game gets the whole family moving.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2003)