Game Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Awesome toy-driven adventure lets you turn villains good.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Super fun, creative Tolkien/Lego mashup promotes teamwork.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Innocuous, moderately fun platformer stars Mario’s dino bud.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
TV-show-based combat game without blood or gore.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Subpar platformer will appeal only to brand's loyal fans.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun, kid-friendly action game tied to major cultural icons.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Sci-fi-themed adventure more about exploration than combat.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Gameplay and characters kids love with some new twists.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Western play set with pistols, axes, and a focus on combat.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Creative Disney adventure lets kids build own games.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Santa wields sword in combat-heavy, RPG-like action game.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Action and humor abound in funny rendition of LOTR films.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Ideal for fans of the TV show, packed with frenetic action.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Exciting action adventure with toys scanned into game.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
With five different princess adventures and great help built in, this is a perfect game to teach young girls how to play video games.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, Mac
(2012)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun platformer rewards perseverance, offers good co-op play.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Vast world, fun superhero characters that finally talk!
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Frenetic action with constant but mild fantasy violence.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Toy figurines become characters in exciting action game.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2011)