Game Reviews

age 8+
Theme park sequel emphasizes friendship, has mild combat.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
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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)
age 13+
Dull shooter fails to capture the magic of Rowling's story.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(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 13+
Unexciting fantasy shooter uses magic in place of bullets.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, 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 13+
Fresh and frantic arcade shooter combines many genres.
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)
csm_game
age 13+
Everything is blowing up all the time in this movie game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 6+
Great fun with good message, but with a tad of marketing.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 13+
Ambitious but ultimately disappointing fantasy game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2009)
age 8+
The sweetest, gentlest action heroes around.
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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