Game Reviews

age 10+
 
LEARNING
"Brain-training" mini-games cover math, reasoning, logic.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2012)
age 8+
 
Theme park sequel emphasizes friendship, has mild combat.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Short, fun game has kids practicing fractions and symmetry.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun, low-budget, educational gumshoeing adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
csm_game
age 14+
 
Disappointing adventure game based on the hit TV show.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2011)
age 10+
 
Spooky-themed seek-and-find game good for patient players.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 6+
 
Platformer game has neat aesthetic, little substance.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 6+
 
Movie-based basic platform-jumping gets repetitive quickly.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 6+
 
Enjoyable, colorful, sweet adventure game for young players.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 8+
 
Original and beautiful platformer is one of the year's best.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Spooky but not too scary mystery is set in the dark.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2010)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Fun retro platformer with beautiful storybook graphics.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 9+
 
Some fun brain games, some control problems.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 7+
 
Fantastic, kid-friendly aerial action game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 7+
 
Brilliant platformer a surefire hit for virtually all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 6+
 
Great fun with good message, but with a tad of marketing.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 8+
 
The sweetest, gentlest action heroes around.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 7+
 
Educational safari game has a strong conservation theme.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 8+
 
Best MySims yet, with secret agent vibe, cool spy gadgets.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 12+
 
Episodic, downloadable pirate game mixes humor, adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2009)

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