Game Reviews

Kids Learn Spelling & Grammar: A+ Edition Game Poster Image
age 7+
Repetitive ed game does little with spelling and grammar.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
Team Umizoomi Game Poster Image
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age 4+
LEARNING
Math-based adventures well-suited to preschoolers.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Dora & Kai-Lan's Pet Shelter Game Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Good pet sim with lots of Nick characters.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
The Magic School Bus: Oceans Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Hooks kids with fun games and loads them with knowledge.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Kids Learn Math: A+ Edition Game Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Carnival-themed game makes practicing math fun.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Kids Learn Music: A+ Edition Game Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Learning game is a great start for music education.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Sesame Street: Ready, Set, Grover! Game Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Health and fitness are the focus in this cute, active game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Zombiez Seeker Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Mildly violent zombie shooter lacks a compelling story.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Learn Math Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Bland presentation hurts this interactive math workbook.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Learn Science Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Below-average educational game for a narrow audience.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
GoldenEye 007 Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Modern take on older Bond flick, as first-person shooter.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2010)
My Reading Tutor Game Poster Image
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age 5+
LEARNING
Strong educational content; decent entertainment value.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Scripps Spelling Bee Game Poster Image
age 10+
Challenge your spelling with mini-games and a virtual bee.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
100 Classic Books Game Poster Image
age 12+
The themes and content of these masterpieces vary greatly.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Learn Geography Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Great educational content; slightly dry gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Scrabble Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Classic word game plus extra modes and a full dictionary.
Platforms: PSP, Nintendo DS
(2009)
Personal Trainer: Math Game Poster Image
age 10+
Not really a game, but a fun way to drill math facts.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
Call of Duty: World at War Game Poster Image
age 18+
Intense first-person shooter captures brutality of WWII.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
Brain Quest: Grades 3 & 4 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Grade-specific learning made fun on DS.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
Brain Quest: Grades 5 & 6 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Show off your smarts in grade-level quiz game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)

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