Game Reviews

Pokemon Conquest Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Strategy-based battle game breathes new life to series.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
Star Stable Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Girls can ride, care for horses; game missing many features.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
Mario Tennis Open Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Simple game for all ages is best played with others.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
The Splatters Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Fun physics-based puzzler about flinging blobs of paint.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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)
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Hone your golf swing with Kinect-supported golf sim.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
Horses 3D Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Fun sim game lets girls care for and train their own horse.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
FIFA Street Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Great soccer sim takes to the streets rather than the pitch.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
PokePark 2: Wonders Beyond Game Poster Image
age 8+
Theme park sequel emphasizes friendship, has mild combat.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational Game Poster Image
age 8+
Now on Vita, golf series fans can have fun on the go.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
FIFA Soccer Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Simplified sim uses Vita's front and rear touchscreens.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
Grand Slam Tennis 2 Game Poster Image
age 8+
More realistic tennis sequel straddles arcade and sim.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
Lumines: Electronic Symphony Game Poster Image
age 8+
Great puzzler puts kids’ strategy skills to the test.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
Rhythm Heaven Fever Game Poster Image
age 8+
Collection of clever rhythm mini-games is fun but tough.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
Pushmo Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Engaging and affordable puzzler, with great replay.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(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)
DaGeDar Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Impossibly difficult racing game based on toy line.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
uDraw Pictionary: Ultimate Edition Game Poster Image
age 8+
Faithful adaptation of the board game classic.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2011)
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Game Poster Image
age 8+
Simple dancing game features fun, cute chipmunk songs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2011)
Cooking Mama 4: Kitchen Magic Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Feels more like a game than a cooking sim, with nice menu.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)

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