Game Reviews

age 8+
 
LEARNING
Become a wizardly conductor in music game; some iffy lyrics.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun, family-friendly mini-games open the door to Wii U.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Amusing collection of mini-games for two-player fun.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2012)
age 8+
 
Collection of clever rhythm mini-games is fun but tough.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
age 8+
 
Simple dancing game features fun, cute chipmunk songs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 8+
 
TV-based Kinect game lets kids stage their own music videos.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
age 8+
 
Play math and logic games to attract Moshlings to your zoo.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 8+
 
Latest in board game-inspired series uses a game show feel.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 8+
 
No scares in cute rhythm game with cartoony monster story.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Mini-games make you think, get you active, and are fun, too.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
age 8+
 
Comprehensive collection of familiar mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 8+
 
Poor controls mar lackluster mini-game mix.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 8+
 
Heavy on branding but very well made.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 8+
 
Nice variety in this combo camp sim and music game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 8+
 
Mini-games with cast of TV show are fun, but disjointed.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 8+
 
Creative mini-game collection has bizarre sense of humor.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 8+
 
Active party game almost lives up to its title.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 8+
 
Decent circus game plagued by some difficult control issues.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Simplified, no-fail Rock Band with a whimsical story.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2009)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Collection of safe, simple DS games offers decent value.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)

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