Game Reviews

Magician's Quest Mysterious Times Game Poster Image
age 10+
Real time used in wizard sim; shows consequences of gossip.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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The Legendary Starfy Game Poster Image
age 6+
Cute, surprisingly robust platformer geared for kids.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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Marker Man Adventures Game Poster Image
age 10+
Drawing-enabled platformer unnecessarily hard to master.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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Dragonology Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Game based on book is a bit like an animal sim with dragons.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks Game Poster Image
age 11+
Daring adventure with inventive puzzles, trains, heroism.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth Game Poster Image
age 13+
Courtroom drama shows blood at crime scene in snapshots.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
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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)
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Foto Showdown Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Good strategic battle game with tacked-on photo gimmick.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2010)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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Ivy the Kiwi Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun retro platformer with beautiful storybook graphics.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi, Nintendo Wii
(2010)
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Yogi Bear: The Video Game Game Poster Image
age 6+
Movie-based basic platform-jumping gets repetitive quickly.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi, Nintendo Wii
(2010)
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Pokemon Black Version/White Version Game Poster Image
age 8+
Intriguing story has slew of online features.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
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