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)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Game Poster Image
age 13+
Dull shooter fails to capture the magic of Rowling's story.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, 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)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Game Poster Image
age 13+
Unexciting fantasy shooter uses magic in place of bullets.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(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)
Iron Man 2 Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Everything is blowing up all the time in this movie game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Learn Geography Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Great educational content; slightly dry gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
James Cameron's Avatar: The Game Game Poster Image
age 13+
Ambitious but ultimately disappointing fantasy game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2009)
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)
Resistance: Retribution Game Poster Image
age 18+
Violent, portable third-person shooter for adults only.
Platforms: PSP
(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)

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