Game Reviews

Pillow Pets Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 5+
Puzzle game based on popular brand is colorful, simple.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Littlest Pet Shop Game Poster Image
age 6+
A collection of upbeat minigames based on Hasbro's pet toys.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2008)
Build-A-Bear Workshop: A Friend Fur All Seasons Game Poster Image
age 6+
A fun adventure game that's smack full of commercialism.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
The Legendary Starfy Game Poster Image
age 6+
Cute, surprisingly robust platformer geared for kids.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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)
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)
Hello Kitty Seasons Game Poster Image
age 6+
Enjoyable, colorful, sweet adventure game for young players.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Yogi Bear: The Video Game Game Poster Image
age 6+
Movie-based basic platform-jumping gets repetitive quickly.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Gummy Bears Magical Medallion Game Poster Image
age 6+
Platformer game has neat aesthetic, little substance.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Xia-Xia Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 6+
Simple platform-puzzling game for fans of crab toys.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams Game Poster Image
age 7+
Nightmarish adventure with frustrating controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2007)
George of the Jungle and the Search for the Secret Game Poster Image
age 7+
A flat adaptation of a so-so cartoon.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2008)
Emma in the Mountains Game Poster Image
age 7+
Interactive nature story with pro-environment minigames.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
Phineas and Ferb Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 7+
Game based on Disney show is fun and creative.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
Flower Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 7+
Stunningly beautiful, warm-hearted game has a green message.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2009)
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)
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)
Super Mario Galaxy 2 Game Poster Image
age 7+
Brilliant platformer a surefire hit for virtually all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Kid Adventures: Sky Captain Game Poster Image
age 7+
Fantastic, kid-friendly aerial action game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Poptropica Adventures Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Popular virtual world now on handheld; has good role models.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)

Pages