Game Reviews

csm_game
age 6+
 
An enjoyable fantasy game for all ages.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2004)
age 6+
 
Movie-based game gets girls dancing (and shopping).
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2009)
age 6+
 
Platforming treasure adventure has fun but repetitive play.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 7+
 
Fun movie-based action game has constant but mild violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 7+
 
Goofy humor and enjoyably simple gameplay under the sea.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 7+
 
Very active game makes great use of Kinect motion controls.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Highly physical game can be both fun and frustrating.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Fun side-scrolling adventure captures spirit of TV show.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Retro medieval quest comes alive on Blu-ray disc.
Platforms: Xbox 360, DVD Player
(2007)
age 8+
 
Bundle of two older games is still great!
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2007)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Movie-based chimp romp with competent puzzle play.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2
(2008)
age 8+
 
A fun -- albeit predictable -- cartoon adventure.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Gorgeous but somewhat scary game is like book come to life.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Windows
(2009)
age 8+
 
Cartoony fighting in an otherwise family-friendly game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2010)
age 8+
 
Magical adventure is fun, funny, and fantastic.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 8+
 
Bright and colorful characters in exciting aerial dogfights.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Set inside the bloodstream, this sci-fi shooter is unique.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2010)
age 8+
 
Fun physical gaming, but lots of fighting.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
age 8+
 
Lightly violent side-scroller with great art, clever design.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Toy figurines become characters in exciting action game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2011)

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