Game Reviews

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8
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This pineapple-under-the-sea adventure's a bit stale.
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Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Cunning puzzler delivers beauty, challenge, and peace.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Family-friendly soccer sim with advanced graphics, physics.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
A girl, a balloon, creepy graphics, tricky controls.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Exciting stunt racer has thrills, mild cartoonish spills.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Beautifully odd puzzle journey requires patience, tenacity.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Infographic puzzler has off-the-charts challenges.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEGO-branded portable adventure focuses mostly on combat.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
Editors' pick
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This 3-D adventure is original, charming, and highly entertaining. It lets kids play in a virtual paper world and then reconstruct parts of it in the real world.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
The birds are back with puzzle game spin-off for TVs.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Not too different from last year, but a stellar soccer sim.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Extraordinarily good soccer game with easy controls.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Kids can play a wildly creative platformer and then learn how to make their own games.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun football sim gets facelift and expands ways to play.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Now on Vita, golf series fans can have fun on the go.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Simplified sim uses Vita's front and rear touchscreens.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Great puzzler puts kids’ strategy skills to the test.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Sandbox-style game with open online play fosters creativity.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Trick-or-treat tale is tasty, mildly violent Halloween fun.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Physics? Child's play! Watch your drawings gain weight and mass, creating puzzles that teach the principles of physics.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2009)