Game Reviews

Skylanders Spyro's Adventure Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Toy figurines become characters in exciting action game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
Disney Epic Mickey Game Poster Image
age 8+
Grand, imaginative, heartfelt adventure in dark 'toon world.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Donkey Kong Country Returns Game Poster Image
age 8+
Highly enjoyable new spin on a classic, now with co-op.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Kirby's Epic Yarn Game Poster Image
age 8+
Original and beautiful platformer is one of the year's best.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Madden NFL 11 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Popular football sim offers streamlined play and more.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2010)
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Magical adventure is fun, funny, and fantastic.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2010)
LEGO Rock Band Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Simplified, no-fail Rock Band with a whimsical story.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2009)
Wii Sports Resort Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Best all-ages sports compilation yet -- great for groups.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
Animal Crossing: City Folk Game Poster Image
age 8+
Life sim has homey charm, but similar to others in series.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
World of Goo Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Brilliant physics-based puzzler turns player into engineer.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2008)
LEGO Batman: The Videogame Game Poster Image
age 8+
A fun -- albeit predictable -- cartoon adventure.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga Game Poster Image
age 8+
Bundle of two older games is still great!
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2007)
Mario Party 8 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Still a good kids' party game, now Wii fun!
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2007)
Super Paper Mario Game Poster Image
age 8+
Engrossing and action-packed; so much fun for 8+.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2007)
Cooking Mama: Cook Off Game Poster Image
age 8+
A clever but flawed cooking sim for the Wii.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2007)
Wii Sports Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Inclusive sports played a new way -- fun for all!
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2006)
Rayman Raving Rabbids Game Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting Mini game mayhem, but too short.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance
(2006)
Cooking Mama Game Poster Image
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age 8+
200 crazy DS Mini games with cooking theme.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2006)