Game Reviews

AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Innovative gameplay makes this Zelda soar.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2007)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Brilliant time-shifting platform game about love lost.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows, Mac
(2008)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Stunningly beautiful, warm-hearted game has a green message.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2009)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Best MySims yet, with secret agent vibe, cool spy gadgets.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
Editors' pick
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
You’ve got to love a game that teaches teamwork and uses a "hug" button when your character is afraid.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Daring adventure with inventive puzzles, trains, heroism.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
Thriller about kid killer with gore and sex is not for kids.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2010)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Claymation duo sometimes land in tweeny humor puzzles.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Superfans of the old Zelda games will enjoy this adventure that's both a hilarious spoof and deliberate homage.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2010)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Brilliant platformer a surefire hit for virtually all ages.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Fantastic nonviolent spy game, ties in to Disney's website.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Kids take to the friendly skies in this flight sim where players progress by completing fun and challenging missions.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Arresting imagery of an afterworld creates interactive art.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2010)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Original and beautiful platformer is one of the year's best.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Learn about Japan while solving a puzzling mystery.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Intriguing story has slew of online features.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
An unstructured experience of beauty, originality, and emotion that's as powerful as a beautifully written poem.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2012)
Editors' pick
FEZ
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Dimension-shifting puzzles make for unique gameplay without any violence.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Learn about ancient Egypt as you solve a mystery set in a lost tomb.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Exciting mystery teaches about physics and electricity.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)

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