Game Reviews

Poptropica Adventures Game Poster Image
age 7+
Popular virtual world now on handheld; has good role models.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
Marie Antoinette & The Independence War Game Poster Image
age 8+
Historical game lets kids play with famous leaders.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
Pokemon Conquest Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Strategy-based battle game breathes new life to series.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
Xia-Xia Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Simple platform-puzzling game for fans of crab toys.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
Victorious: Hollywood Arts Debut Game Poster Image
age 8+
TV-based romp has positive role models and teen drama.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Fossil Fighters: Champions Game Poster Image
age 7+
Pokemon-ish sequel makes dinosaur-hunting less repetitive.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Pillow Pets Game Poster Image
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age 5+
Puzzle game based on popular brand is colorful, simple.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Monster High: Ghoul Spirit Game Poster Image
age 8+
Themed game is varied and interesting, if a bit shallow.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Harvest Moon: Tale of Two Towns Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun farming on the go with storyline about feuds.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Battling monsters is strategic rather than violent.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Pokemon Black Version/White Version Game Poster Image
age 8+
Intriguing story has slew of online features.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation Game Poster Image
age 13+
Japanese classic remake lets strangers wirelessly connect.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Kingdom Hearts Re:coded Game Poster Image
age 10+
Mildly violent fantasy RPG is fun but not quite flawless.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(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)
Golden Sun: Dark Dawn Game Poster Image
age 10+
Outstanding RPG offers fine role models, great puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors Game Poster Image
age 17+
Intense, graphic deathmatch; survive by solving puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2010)
Rune Factory 3: A Fantasy Harvest Moon Game Poster Image
age 10+
Rich characters populate farming game; has combat, too.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Lufia: Curse of the Sinistrals Game Poster Image
age 10+
High-quality action RPG with some mild fantasy combat.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(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)
Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies Game Poster Image
age 10+
Accessible RPG with mild violence, safe multiplayer mode.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)

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