Game Reviews

The Croods: Prehistoric Party Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Lifeless party game with mild cartoon shenanigans.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
Pokemon Conquest Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Strategy-based battle game breathes new life to series.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
Monster High: Ghoul Spirit Game Poster Image
age 8+
Themed game is varied and interesting, if a bit shallow.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Harvest Moon: Tale of Two Towns Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun farming on the go with storyline about feuds.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Battling monsters is strategic rather than violent.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Jeopardy Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Trivia-based TV show comes to life in a challenging Wii way.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Are you Smarter Than a 5th Grader: Back to School Game Poster Image
age 8+
Some flaws prevent this game from getting top marks.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Harvest Moon: Sunshine Islands Game Poster Image
age 8+
Farm sim requires a lot of patience but rewards for it.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Family Feud: 2010 Edition Game Poster Image
age 8+
Emulates the TV show but lacks substance and is overpriced.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2009)
Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story Game Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, wildly imaginative romp with cartoony combat.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
Pokemon Platinum Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Classic format with new Pokemon and online features.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Make the Grade Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun trivia game with multiple subjects, questions, modes.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood Game Poster Image
age 8+
Speedster hedgehog ventures forth into RPG-land.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
Mega Man Star Force 2: Zerker X Ninja Game Poster Image
age 8+
OK for fans of the series, otherwise mega boring.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness Game Poster Image
age 8+
Become a Pokemon and explore random dungeons.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time Game Poster Image
age 8+
Experience what it is like to be a Pokemon.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
Mario Party DS Game Poster Image
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age 8+
It's fun minigame madness with friends on the go.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2007)
Bee Movie Game Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Relive the movie in unique but flawed game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2007)