Game Reviews

age 9+
LEARNING
Harder to play than FIFA, but still great pitch competition.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2012)
age 9+
Explore all four movies' worlds, with unique LEGO humor.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac
(2011)
age 9+
Good baseball sim improves over previous year's version.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2011)
csm_game
age 9+
Another stellar season for Sony pro baseball franchise.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PSP, PlayStation 2
(2011)
age 9+
Frantic sci-fi brawling meets brainy strategy.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 9+
Incredible hoops sim that doubles as NBA history lesson.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2010)
csm_game
age 9+
Fun, customizable kart racing, but watch online voice chat.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PSP
(2010)
age 9+
Great farm sim with a few references to grown-up behavior.
Platforms: PSP
(2010)
csm_game
age 9+
This Major League simulation is a baseball purist's dream.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PSP, PlayStation 2
(2010)
age 9+
Puzzle/battle mix makes for a thinking kid's action game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
csm_game
age 9+
Exciting sim of pro hoops with challenging shooting.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP
(2009)
age 9+
While the force is with you, fighting with it is too hard.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2009)
csm_game
age 9+
Robust basketball sim meant for experienced players.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2009)
age 9+
Baseball sim little easier than MLB 09 The Show.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2009)
csm_game
age 9+
Solid yet disappointing sequel to football series.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2008)
csm_game
age 9+
Inventive gameplay too puzzling for younger kids.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
age 9+
Brawl, build, and puzzle with LEGO Indy.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
csm_game
age 9+
Excellent soccer sim series got a little harder.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2
(2007)