Game Reviews

age 4+
Pixter system sparks creativity.
Platforms: Pixter
(2006)
csm_game
age 4+
Virtual art game doesn't deliver what it promises.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 5+
VSmile fans may be drawn to this art software.
Platforms: VSmile
(2006)
age 5+
Rev up your engines for an educational race.
Platforms: Leapster
(2006)
age 5+
Good entry-level racing game has simple track designer.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2010)
csm_game
age 6+
Fresh, fun go-karting with cartoonish mischief.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2005)
age 6+
Fun and accessible racing game for kids.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2
(2007)
csm_game
age 6+
Fun family-friendly game that's hard to put down.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
age 6+
Too-violent kart-racer crashes and burns.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2008)
csm_game
age 6+
Ingenious, compelling race game lets you build racetracks.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
csm_game
age 6+
Lets you use Wii to make art, but there's a learning curve.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
csm_game
age 6+
A few innovations, but mostly the same (really fun) racer.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
age 6+
LEARNING
Cool animation teaching, but kids' art gets lost in shuffle.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2011)
csm_game
age 6+
LEARNING
Fun family racer lets kids upload sweet moves to YouTube.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
csm_game
age 7+
An intriguing 3-D design studio.
Platforms: Windows
(2005)
age 7+
For Cars fans who want to do more than race. 7+.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2006)
csm_game
age 7+
Kids will love racing with their favorite cars.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Xbox, Game Boy Advance
(2006)
age 7+
A fun and surprisingly challenging all-ages racer
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2008)
age 7+
Less a racing game and more an interactive ad.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2008)
age 7+
Donkey Kong flying game takes a nosedive.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2007)

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