Game Reviews

Spy Kids: All the Time in the World Game Poster Image
age 8+
Kids may get frustrated by tough, unforgiving gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
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Kirby Mass Attack Game Poster Image
age 8+
New twist on sidescrolling action games with easy controls.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
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Chroma Squad Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Comical, mildly violent take on fake fantasy TV production.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Chime Sharp Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Soothing puzzler moves to its own beat.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Road to Ballhalla Game Poster Image
age 8+
"Roll-playing" game delights in bad puns but is too short.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Harmonix Music VR Game Poster Image
age 8+
Music game is imaginative but lacks objectives, depth.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2016)
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Batman Toxic Chill Game Poster Image
age 8+
Batman needs help solving logic puzzles.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2003)
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Batman Begins --The Battle for Gotham City Game Poster Image
age 8+
Add-on for the FLY lets kids play as Batman.
Platforms: FLY Pentop Computer
(2006)
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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)
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Mr. Driller DrillLand Game Poster Image
age 8+
Cartoony puzzler digs a fun, challenging niche for itself.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2020)
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Bye-Bye BoxBoy! Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Think outside the box in fun, addictive puzzler's finale.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2017)
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Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Battling monsters is strategic rather than violent.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
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Rhythm Heaven Fever Game Poster Image
age 8+
Collection of clever rhythm mini-games is fun but tough.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
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Victorious: Time to Shine Game Poster Image
age 8+
TV-based Kinect game lets kids stage their own music videos.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
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Auditorium: The Online Experience Game Poster Image
age 8+
Intriguing indie game combines music with puzzle-solving.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2009)
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Wreck-It Ralph Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Movie-based platformer misses opportunity to be great.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
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LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins Game Poster Image
age 8+
Mediocre LEGO game with minor violence and reckless driving.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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Disaster Hero Game Poster Image
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age 8+
FEMA-sponsored game teaches about disaster preparedness.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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The Powerpuff Girls: Defenders of Townsville Game Poster Image
age 8+
Supergirls' fun comeback heavy on fighting, short on story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved Game Poster Image
age 8+
Become a wizardly conductor in music game; some iffy lyrics.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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