Game Reviews

Your Shape: Fitness Evolved Game Poster Image
age 12+
Kinect exergaming OK for all ages but geared for grown-ups.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2010)
The Biggest Loser Ultimate Workout Game Poster Image
age 10+
Popular TV show's exercises are fun and effective on Kinect.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2010)
Active Life Explorer Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fantastic action that will make you break a sweat.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Nancy Drew: Shadow at the Water's Edge Game Poster Image
age 10+
Learn about Japan while solving a puzzling mystery.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
Kirby's Epic Yarn Game Poster Image
age 8+
Original and beautiful platformer is one of the year's best.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Haunted House Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Spooky but not too scary mystery is set in the dark.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2010)
Ivy the Kiwi Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun retro platformer with beautiful storybook graphics.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Gold's Gym Dance Workout Game Poster Image
age 10+
Solid aerobic workout program with a fun dancing theme.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Limbo Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Arresting imagery of an afterworld creates interactive art.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2010)
Kid Adventures: Sky Captain Game Poster Image
age 7+
Fantastic, kid-friendly aerial action game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force: Herbert's Revenge Game Poster Image
age 6+
Fantastic nonviolent spy game, ties in to Disney's website.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Witch's Wish Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet, intriguing story for kids who enjoy a slower pace.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Super Mario Galaxy 2 Game Poster Image
age 7+
Brilliant platformer a surefire hit for virtually all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
3-D Dot Game Heroes Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, creative retro adventure serves as homage/satire.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2010)
Build-a-Bear: Friendship Valley Game Poster Image
age 6+
Great fun with good message, but with a tad of marketing.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Build-a-Bear: Welcome to Hugsville Game Poster Image
age 7+
Fun mini-games, but website codes as rewards are troubling.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Again Game Poster Image
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age 17+
Serial killer mystery, but may be too disturbing for teens.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Foto Showdown Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Good strategic battle game with tacked-on photo gimmick.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Pokemon HeartGold & SoulSilver Versions Game Poster Image
age 7+
Collect & battle game uses a pedometer to get kids walking.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures Game Poster Image
age 10+
Claymation duo sometimes land in tweeny humor puzzles.
Platforms: Windows
(2010)

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