Game Reviews

JumpStart Get Moving Family Fitness Sports Edition Game Poster Image
age 7+
Good but not great collection of active mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
100 Classic Books Game Poster Image
age 12+
The themes and content of these masterpieces vary greatly.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Wolverine and the X-Men (Leapster) Game Poster Image
age 7+
Good educational content lost in scary, violent imagery.
Platforms: Leapster 2, Leapster
(2010)
Law Craft Game Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Legislative sim in the iCivics series lacks engagement.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
Branches of Power Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Creative simulation teaches kids the legislative process.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2010)
Executive Command Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Quick, feel-good tour of the presidency.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2010)
WarioWare: D.I.Y. Game Poster Image
age 12+
Powerful design tool teaches kids how to make games, comics.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Sonny with a Chance Game Poster Image
age 8+
Mini-games with cast of TV show are fun, but disjointed.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Family Party: 30 Great Games Winter Fun Game Poster Image
age 7+
Too-difficult controls dampen what could be family fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Lifeboat to Mars Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Free online ecosystem game makes learning biology fun.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
Learn Geography Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Great educational content; slightly dry gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
World Party Games Game Poster Image
age 8+
Creative mini-game collection has bizarre sense of humor.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Playmobil Circus Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Top-notch mini-games for families to play together.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
Immune Attack Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Educational adventure makes biology thrilling.
Platforms: Windows
(2009)
Ultimate Party Challenge Game Poster Image
age 8+
Active party game almost lives up to its title.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
Storybook Workshop Game Poster Image
age 7+
Record your own fairytale readings in fun Wii game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
JumpStart: Escape from Adventure Island Game Poster Image
age 7+
Math, reading, and action in one colorful package.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Game Poster Image
age 8+
Decent circus game plagued by some difficult control issues.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
The Princess and the Frog (Wii) Game Poster Image
age 7+
Best Princess Tiana game for families to play together.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2009)
Ni Hao, Kai-Lan: Super Game Day Game Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet, easy mini-games are well designed for preschoolers.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)

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