Game Reviews

Amplitude Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
All-too-short musical treat for both the eyes and ears.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2016)
Cities XXL Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Basic city builder won't keep attention of simulation pros.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Become a wizardly conductor in music game; some iffy lyrics.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Gardening Mama 2: Forest Friends Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Gardening sim is cute but doesn't dig deep enough.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
Tomodachi Life Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Quirky sim engages kids in a virtual doll soap opera.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
Let's Ride: Best in Breed 3D Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Simple horse sim good for younger fans.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Disney Planes Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Not a nosedive, but this game still stalls over mediocrity.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
Plan It Green: The Big Switch Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Sim game challenges kids to build an eco-friendly city.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
Funky Barn 3D Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Silly farm sim with wacky machines and uncommon controls.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Horses 3D Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun sim game lets girls care for and train their own horse.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Rhythm Heaven Fever Game Poster Image
age 8+
Collection of clever rhythm mini-games is fun but tough.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Game Poster Image
age 8+
Simple dancing game features fun, cute chipmunk songs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2011)
Victorious: Time to Shine Game Poster Image
age 8+
TV-based Kinect game lets kids stage their own music videos.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
Gabrielle's Ghostly Groove Game Poster Image
age 8+
No scares in cute rhythm game with cartoony monster story.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
Pilotwings Resort Game Poster Image
age 8+
Enjoyable flying adventure shows off the graphics of 3DS.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
iCarly 2: Join the Click! Game Poster Image
age 8+
Game fails to capture what's good about the show.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Kidz Bop Dance Party: The Video Game Game Poster Image
age 8+
Heavy on branding but very well made.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Camp Rock: The Final Jam Game Poster Image
age 8+
Nice variety in this combo camp sim and music game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Wildlife Camp Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Mix of medicine and mysticism in an enjoyable animal sim.
Platforms: Windows
(2010)
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Friends: Asian Elephants Game Poster Image
age 8+
Elephant care is fun, but mini-games are totally unrelated.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)

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