Game Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
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
Kids empowered to create own content in clever adventure.
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Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Pac-Man and his friends bite into a mediocre platformer.
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Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Fun Halloween sequel retreads mildly violent costumed play.
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Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Quirky sim engages kids in a virtual doll soap opera.
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Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Short, tedious party game designed to promote Barbie dolls.
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Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Not a nosedive, but this game still stalls over mediocrity.
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Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Cute town sim about friendship and spending virtual money.
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Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun, family-friendly mini-games open the door to Wii U.
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Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Historical game lets kids play with famous leaders.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun sim game lets girls care for and train their own horse.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
TV-based romp has positive role models and teen drama.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Trick-or-treat tale is tasty, mildly violent Halloween fun.
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Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Based on a popular book, this game promotes a you-go-girl message through fun and wholesome activities for young girls.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)