Game Reviews

Monopoly Collection Game Poster Image
age 8+
Two video game adaptations of popular board game series.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Family Game Night 4: The Game Show Game Poster Image
age 8+
Latest in board game-inspired series uses a game show feel.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
NASCAR Unleashed Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Kart racer is decent but encourages reckless driving.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
Active Life: Magical Carnival Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Active gaming in a collection of fun fantasy settings.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
BEN 10 Galactic Racing Game Poster Image
age 8+
Frustrating racing game with no tutorial or help.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
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)
NBA 2K12 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Stellar hoops sim honors league's legends.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2011)
FIFA Soccer 12 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
One of the best (and best-looking) sports simulations.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 2
(2011)
Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Realistic soccer sim is best for experienced gamers.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Virtua Tennis 4 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Decent tennis sim doesn't add much new to the series.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters Game Poster Image
age 8+
This year's golf sim is easier to play and can be active.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Top Spin Tennis 4 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Beautiful tennis sim is both accessible and challenging.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Mario Sports Mix Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Top-notch sports compilation is good fun for all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Super Mario All-Stars: 25th Anniversary Collection Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun, classic, retro compilation lacks compelling extras.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Disney Epic Mickey Game Poster Image
age 8+
Grand, imaginative, heartfelt adventure in dark 'toon world.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Disney Tangled Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Clunky game adaptation features co-op play, sword fighting.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(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)
Create Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Unique physics puzzles require imaginative solutions.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Windows, Mac
(2010)
Sonic Colors Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Fast (too fast?), exciting chapter in this hedgehog story.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
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)

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