Game Reviews

Unravel Game Poster Image
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age 9+
LEARNING
Poetic platformer with themes of family, friends, aging.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Divide by Sheep Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
Fun puzzle game has dark, slightly gory play.
Platforms: Windows, iPhone
(2015)
Grapple Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
Engaging space-hopping platformer with low replay value.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Autocraft Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
LEARNING
Creative vehicle builder a bit rough around the edges.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Toki Tori 2 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
LEARNING
Puzzle game without any instructions could vex younger kids.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
Style Savvy Trendsetters Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
The focus is on looks, but business strategy makes the game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Quantum Conundrum Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Fun first-person puzzler combines physics with brainteasers.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
Imagine Fashion Designer (3DS) Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Fun fashion game with great graphics promotes creativity.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
Puzzler Mind Gym 3D Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Collection of mental challenges is hard but rewarding.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
Fluidity Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
Very creative puzzler about moving water through terrains.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Squishy Tank Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
Mildly violent match-three puzzler is short but fun.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Game Poster Image
age 9+
Seek-and-find adventure gets sunk by excessive difficulty.
Platforms: Windows
(2010)
Amazonia Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
Good puzzle game marred by terrible broken English.
Platforms: Windows
(2010)
Sleepover Party Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
Slumber party planner for older girls is safe fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Bookworm Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
Well-made and fun word-search game.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Style Lab: Makeover Game Poster Image
age 9+
DS stylus proves the weak link in this fashion sim.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
Charm Girls Club: My Fashion Mall Game Poster Image
age 9+
Teen girls working-in-mall sim loaded with consumerism.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Charm Girls Club: Pajama Party Game Poster Image
age 9+
Giggle-inducing mini-game collection for fun-loving BFFs.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
Nancy Drew: Warnings at Waverly Academy Game Poster Image
age 9+
Fab fun as teen super-sleuth goes undercover at prep school.
Platforms: Windows
(2009)
Imagine: Detective Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Detective game for girls has great play, good role model.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)

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