Game Reviews

BoxBoxBoy! Game Poster Image
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age 8+
No cutting corners in this simple, addictive puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Fru Game Poster Image
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Fru
age 8+
Kinect puzzler puts both brains and bodies to the test.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2016)
Chime Sharp Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Soothing puzzler moves to its own beat.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Mini Mario & Friends Amiibo Challenge Game Poster Image
age 8+
Free puzzler forces players to buy amiibo to unlock content.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Game Poster Image
age 8+
Cute, accessible home-design sim in popular series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun, balanced puzzler with StreetPass features.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Rooms: The Unsolvable Puzzle Game Poster Image
age 8+
Well-made sliding puzzle stuck with repetitive gameplay.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars Game Poster Image
age 8+
Safe but mediocre puzzler maintains the series' status quo.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
Pokémon Shuffle Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Simple puzzler badgers kids to make in-game purchases.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
TRI: Of Friendship and Madness Game Poster Image
age 8+
Cunning puzzler delivers beauty, challenge, and peace.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
Hohokum Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Beautifully odd puzzle journey requires patience, tenacity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
Metrico Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Infographic puzzler has off-the-charts challenges.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
Pushmo World Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Puzzle series' Wii U debut delivers great mind-benders.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
Angry Birds Star Wars Game Poster Image
age 8+
The birds are back with puzzle game spin-off for TVs.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360
(2013)
Moshi Monsters: Katsuma Unleashed Game Poster Image
age 8+
A fun, colorful game that doubles as an ad for a website.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
Color Commando Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Basic puzzle platformer starts out easy, gets pretty tough.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
Fluidity: Spin Cycle Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun, downloadable 3DS puzzler lets kids play with physics.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Crashmo Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun, cheap puzzle game promotes logic and puzzle creation.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
The Splatters Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun physics-based puzzler about flinging blobs of paint.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
Lumines: Electronic Symphony Game Poster Image
age 8+
Great puzzler puts kids’ strategy skills to the test.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)

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