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+
Decent real-time strategy, different from most LEGO games.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
csm_game
age 9+
Fun, imaginative mash-up of action game and pet sim.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(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)
csm_game
age 9+
Poor controls make an already tough game too hard.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
csm_game
age 9+
Colorful characters and great gameplay make for a fun ride.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
csm_game
age 9+
Multiplayer is OK, but solo games are too hard to be fun.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 9+
Colorful superhero action with a great sense of humor.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 9+
Violent combat is a huge contrast to previous Zhu games.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
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)
age 9+
Fun -- and funny -- superhero action game keeps it light.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 9+
In-depth farm sim is great entry in popular series.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 9+
More kid-friendly -- and better -- than the Wii version.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(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+
Mildly violent match-three puzzler is short but fun.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 9+
Good strategic battle game with tacked-on photo gimmick.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2010)

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