Game Reviews

Sesame Street: Elmo's Musical Monsterpiece Game Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Making music with Elmo and Abby is educational and fun.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
PokePark 2: Wonders Beyond Game Poster Image
age 8+
Theme park sequel emphasizes friendship, has mild combat.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
NCIS Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Disappointing adventure game based on the hit TV show.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2011)
Mystery Case Files: The Malgrave Incident Game Poster Image
age 10+
Spooky-themed seek-and-find game good for patient players.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Gummy Bears Magical Medallion Game Poster Image
age 6+
Platformer game has neat aesthetic, little substance.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
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)
Hello Kitty Seasons Game Poster Image
age 6+
Enjoyable, colorful, sweet adventure game for young players.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Sesame Street: Elmo's A-to-Zoo Adventure Game Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Good selection of letter-themed mini-games for preschoolers.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Sesame Street: Cookie's Counting Carnival Game Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Fun basic math games with Muppets in the lead.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(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)
Dora's Big Birthday Adventure Game Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Variety and fun in perfect preschool adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Kid Adventures: Sky Captain Game Poster Image
age 7+
Fantastic, kid-friendly aerial action game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Super Mario Galaxy 2 Game Poster Image
age 7+
Brilliant platformer a surefire hit for virtually all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(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)
Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Crystal Kingdom Game Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Magical preschool adventure is perfect starter game for Wii.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2009)
A Boy and His Blob Game Poster Image
age 8+
The sweetest, gentlest action heroes around.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
MySims Agents (Wii) Game Poster Image
age 8+
Best MySims yet, with secret agent vibe, cool spy gadgets.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
Tales of Monkey Island Game Poster Image
age 12+
Episodic, downloadable pirate game mixes humor, adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2009)

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