Game Reviews

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, well-paced homage to the movie.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(1980)
Crazy Taxi Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Chaotic driving thrills for older kids.
Platforms: Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2001)
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Game Poster Image
age 12+
As violent as the Star Wars movies.
Platforms: PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2002)
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Game Poster Image
age 13+
Fun game lets players explore the dark side.
Platforms: Windows
(2002)
Mario Party 4 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Great game to have for a mixed group of kids.
Platforms: Nintendo GameCube
(2002)
Hitman 2: Silent Assassin Game Poster Image
age 18+
Very well done, but very brutal -- not for kids.
Platforms: Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2002)
Ice Age Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Kids will tire quickly of ho-hum game.
Platforms: Game Boy Advance
(2002)
The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King Game Poster Image
age 14+
High-intensity play enjoyable for teen LOTR fans.
Platforms: PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2003)
X2: Wolverine's Revenge Game Poster Image
age 16+
Violent game is best for older teens.
Platforms: PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2003)
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Game Poster Image
age 13+
Epic quest takes back seat to violent hunt.
Platforms: Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2003)
The Simpsons: Hit & Run Game Poster Image
age 12+
A tamer, sillier alternative to Grand Theft Auto.
Platforms: PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2003)
Tak and the Power of JuJu Game Poster Image
age 8+
Repetitive puzzles grow stale.
Platforms: PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance
(2003)
Looney Tunes: Back in Action Game Poster Image
age 6+
Tedious game will bore even Bugs Bunny fans.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2003)
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Battle for Bikini Bottom Game Poster Image
age 8+
Benign game misses target audience.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2003)
The Fairly Odd Parents: Breakin' Da Rules Game Poster Image
age 7+
Unimaginative, repetitive gameplay.
Platforms: Windows
(2003)
Bionicle Game Poster Image
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age 6+
An enjoyable fantasy game for all ages.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2004)
Manhunt Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Incredibly gruesome -- not for kids of any age.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2004)
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Game Poster Image
age 13+
Great story is good choice for teens and older.
Platforms: Game Boy Advance, Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox, Xbox 360
(2004)
Viewtiful Joe Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Stylish action game is for mature players.
Platforms: Nintendo GameCube
(2004)
James Bond 007: Everything for Nothing Game Poster Image
age 13+
Thrilling but violent -- not for kids under 13.
Platforms: PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2004)

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