Game Reviews

American Mensa Academy Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
"Brain-training" mini-games cover math, reasoning, logic.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2012)
Carmen Sandiego Adventures in Math: The Great Gateway Grab Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Short, fun game has kids practicing fractions and symmetry.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
Carmen Sandiego Adventures in Math: The Lady Liberty Larceny Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun, low-budget, educational gumshoeing adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Game Poster Image
age 18+
LEARNING
Bloody military shooter with disturbing cinematic moments.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Pirate Blast Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Fast-paced cartoon water gun shooter for younger gamers.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Call of Duty: Black Ops Game Poster Image
age 18+
Superb but violent shooter is definitely for adults only.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2010)
GoldenEye 007 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
Modern take on older Bond flick, as first-person shooter.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2010)
ThinkSmart: Family! Game Poster Image
age 9+
Some fun brain games, some control problems.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Attack of the Movies 3-D Game Poster Image
age 14+
Tons of gunfire in short 3-D shooting gallery game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Nerf N-Strike Elite Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun kids' shooter where Wii controller fits into Nerf gun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
Animal Kingdom: Wildlife Expedition Game Poster Image
age 7+
Educational safari game has a strong conservation theme.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
Dead Space: Extraction Game Poster Image
age 18+
Gory, mature sci-fi shooter for the Wii delivers thrills.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
The Conduit Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
Solid first-person shooter with tamer violence than most.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
Mad Dog McCree: Gunslinger Pack Game Poster Image
age 13+
Realistic shooting of bad guys in remake of gunslinger game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
House of the Dead: Overkill Game Poster Image
age 18+
Gruesome, semi-humorous zombie shooter for mature players.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(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)
Far Cry 2 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 18+
A violent but graphically superior shooter.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Windows, Mac, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Nintendo 64
(2008)