Game Reviews

Snapshot Adventures: Secret of Bird Island Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
An intriguing mystery facilitates in-depth bird watching
Platforms: Windows
(2007)
Big Brain Academy Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Families compete for "weightiest" brain.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2006)
Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Get sharp with this fun, smart game for families.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2006)
Big Brain Academy: Wii Degree Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Thinking games become a party activity on the Wii.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2007)
Imagine Reporter Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Simple but charming game for girls lets them play reporter.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
The Daring Game for Girls Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Great girl-power messages, lots of variety and fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Lifeboat to Mars Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Free online ecosystem game makes learning biology fun.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
Cosmos Chaos Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Imaginative sci-fi RPG entertains as it builds vocabulary.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Monkey Tales: The Museum of Anything Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun action adventure game requires logic and 3rd grade math.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
Carmen Sandiego Adventures in Math: The Lady Liberty Larceny Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun, low-budget, educational gumshoeing adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Funky Barn 3D Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Silly farm sim with wacky machines and uncommon controls.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Marie Antoinette & The Independence War Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Historical game lets kids play with famous leaders.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
Ice Age: Continental Drift: Arctic Games Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Amusing collection of mini-games for two-player fun.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2012)
Symphony Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Fun arcade space shooter set to your own music collection.
Platforms: Windows
(2012)
Madden NFL 13 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Fun football sim gets facelift and expands ways to play.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
FIFA Soccer 13 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Extraordinarily good soccer game with easy controls.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2012)
NBA 2K13 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Excellent pro basketball sim now with 1992 Dream Team.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
Wreck-It Ralph Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Movie-based platformer misses opportunity to be great.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
Winx Club: Magical Fairy Party Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Dress-up game has both teamwork and unrealistic bodies.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
Bratz: Fashion Boutique Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Bratz dress-up game offers more than shopping.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)

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