All Reviews

age 8+
 
Action-packed tale provides laughs while selling products.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 8+
 
Campy sibling fight frustrates, pleases with juvenile humor.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 8+
 
Interactive retellings with games put kids in the action.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 8+
 
Science-nerd tweens battle aliens in fast-paced, fun sequel.
By John Kloepfer
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Dodge your way to safety in this galactic adventure.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 8+
 
Likable kids anchor goofy secret-agent sequel.
By Jeff Miller
(2015)
age 8+
 
Girl blasts off to alien moon in wacky, wise sci-fi sequel.
By Adam Rex
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Space RPG packs redundant play, tricky controls.
Platforms: Linux, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Beautiful puzzler explores life, death, and relationships.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Kids jump in and out of book worlds in wacky series start.
By James Riley
(2015)
age 8+
 
Pedal-to-the-metal graphic novel celebrates Latino culture.
By Cathy Camper
(2014)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Super fun movie maker lets kids star in their own creations.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 8+
 
Exciting movie boasts strong characters, positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 8+
 
Pac-Man and his friends bite into a mediocre platformer.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
age 8+
 
Exciting series is violent but has positive messages, too.
Network: Disney XD
(2014)
age 8+
 
Summer camp gets alien visitors in silly, fun adventure.
By John Kloepfer
(2014)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Coding concepts made fun with paid courses, free games.
URL: http://www.tynker.com
(2014)
age 8+
 
Unlikely hero team has positive social messages for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Surreal exploration of claustrophobia and confusion.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
The birds are back with puzzle game spin-off for TVs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)

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