Game Reviews

Editors' pick
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Kids solve a mystery by photographing birds and earning points for the best shots. Bird knowledge is the cool pay-off.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2007)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Comprehensive music lessons are fun, interactive.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2004)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Compose music by drawing!
csm_game
Platforms: Color Pixter
(2005)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
DS owners are rewarded for great rhythm in this zany tapping game that brings on the funk — and the fun.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2006)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Dora takes kids on first-rate global romp.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2006)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Miss Spider hosts a delightful scavenger hunt.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2006)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Rock-'n'-roll party returns, better than ever.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2006)
Editors' pick
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Keep kindergartners' skills fresh with this program that automatically downloads new content from the Web.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2007)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Mesmerizing way to create art and music on the DS.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2006)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
A fantastic music game for the entire family.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2007)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Hypnotic, fun rhythm game with quirky characters.
csm_game
Platforms: PSP
(2008)
Editors' pick
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
An adorable little mouse takes kids on a journey, introducing fun reading games along the way.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2007)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
A best-in-class "must have" music game.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2008)
Editors' pick
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Using "Living Ink," kids' drawings come to life, making their ideas part of the story and helping them learn to read.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
Editors' pick
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
With separate adventures for girls and boys, this game's activities engage early learners with music, math, and more.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2008)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Rhythm/strategy sequel is as fun, quirky as the original.
csm_game
Platforms: PSP
(2009)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Amazing band simulator features the biggest group. Ever.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2009)
Editors' pick
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This innovative game incorporates kids' drawings (yup!) into the gameplay.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2009)
Editors' pick
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Fun, rabbity adventure packed into eight DS learning games.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Advanced music sim with sexy girls, mild cussing, alcohol.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)

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