Game Reviews

age 11+
 
LEARNING
Fab expansion to historical sim adds religion to the mix.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Arcade puzzle game prompts players to pay to get ahead.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Less violent version of movie-based game uses strategy.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
age 9+
 
Classic twin-stick space shooter has only inanimate zapping.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
age 13+
 
Mobile favorite adds unique levels and social features.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
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age 9+
 
LEARNING
Classic history game now fun on Wii and 3DS.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
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age 13+
 
No frills Monopoly-like game is more complex than it is fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 9+
 
Play as Sonic of past or today in whiz-bang action romp.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
age 6+
 
Platforming game for kids who love these collectible toys.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 10+
 
Arcade shooter in which you take down waves of mutated bugs.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
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age 13+
 
Cute and compelling mix of Risk and Battleship on Facebook.
Platforms: Facebook
(2011)
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age 15+
 
Exciting action strategy game too violent for younger kids.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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age 8+
 
Tricky take on old classic proves it’s not easy being green.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
age 8+
 
Collection of 10 average time management games.
Platforms: Windows
(2011)
age 13+
 
Fave app morphs well into social networking game.
Platforms: Google+
(2011)
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age 13+
 
Casual sci-fi strategy game about warfare has open chat.
Platforms: Facebook
(2011)
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age 13+
 
LEARNING
Strategy shooter game takes aim at cute cartoon animals.
Platforms: Google+
(2011)
age 7+
 
Simple, active game is good for short bursts of fun.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
age 8+
 
Remakes of two classic arcade games have nice 3D visuals.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
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age 13+
 
High-flying Facebook fun from the minds behind Bejeweled.
Platforms: Facebook
(2011)

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