Game Reviews

LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Octonauts Game Poster Image
age 3+
Mild confusion of facts, fiction won't sink ocean adventure.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2014)
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LeapFrog LeapTV: Blaze and the Monster Machines Game Poster Image
age 3+
Truck-themed racer focuses on physics for preschoolers.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2015)
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VTech InnoTab Software - Disney Planes Game Poster Image
age 4+
Feel-good flight training with real-world skills.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2013)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Disney Phineas and Ferb Game Poster Image
age 6+
Battle the evil Dr. Doof with math, science, and technology.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2012)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: The Magic School Bus: Oceans Game Poster Image
age 6+
This deep sea dive is teeming with fish and education.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2012)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Transformers Rescue Bots: Race to the Rescue Game Poster Image
age 6+
Robot platformer demystifies natural disasters.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2013)
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Super Mario Maker Game Poster Image
age 6+
Extraordinarily fun game-maker for kids of all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
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New Super Mario Bros. 2 Game Poster Image
age 7+
Fun platformer rewards perseverance, offers good co-op play.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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Tearaway Unfolded Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun creative puzzler almost as good as original Vita game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
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LEGO City Undercover Game Poster Image
age 9+
Fun, imaginative, safe adventure set in a plastic world.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
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Spelunky Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Highly challenging platformer rewards dogged determination.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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Transformers Prime: The Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
Ideal for fans of the TV show, packed with frenetic action.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
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Wipeout: Create & Crash Game Poster Image
age 10+
Reasonably fun casual game based on Wipeout TV show.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Ben 10 Omniverse 2 Game Poster Image
age 10+
TV-show-based combat game without blood or gore.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Lego Jurassic World Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, commercialized movie game takes kids on dino adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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Quandary Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Decision-making sim shows that choices have shades of gray.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Son of Nor Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Innovative puzzles, play limited by stale fights, glitches.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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PixARK Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Creative sandbox game hampered by heavy focus on survival.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Batman: Arkham Origins Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fun and intense Caped Crusader romp lacks ingenuity.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition Game Poster Image
age 17+
Enhanced version of mature, violent adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
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