Game Reviews

Angry Birds Star Wars Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
The birds are back with puzzle game spin-off for TVs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
American Mensa Academy Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
"Brain-training" mini-games cover math, reasoning, logic.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2012)
Madagascar 3: The Video Game Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Simple platform puzzler lets kids play with animal stars.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(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)
Fluidity Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
Very creative puzzler about moving water through terrains.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Create Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Unique physics puzzles require imaginative solutions.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Windows, Mac
(2010)
Flip's Twisted World Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fascinating puzzle concept hampered by poor controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
I Spy Spooky Mansion (Wii) Game Poster Image
age 7+
Spooky and smart; possibly the best of the series.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Guilty Party Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Clue-like game provides great family entertainment.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
ThinkSmart: Family! Game Poster Image
age 9+
Some fun brain games, some control problems.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Tetris Party Deluxe Game Poster Image
age 8+
Lots of great Tetris variations, plus safe online play.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Trauma Team Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
Medical drama with violence, profanity, and moral ambiguity.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Rooms: The Main Building Game Poster Image
age 8+
Sliding puzzles combined with a mystery for brainy fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2010)
Where's Waldo? The Fantastic Journey Game Poster Image
age 8+
Smattering of violence shown in hidden pictures game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac
(2009)
Animal Kingdom: Wildlife Expedition Game Poster Image
age 7+
Educational safari game has a strong conservation theme.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
Boom Blox Bash Party Game Poster Image
age 7+
Fab family fun, with ability to create & share own puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
Professor Heinz Wolff's Gravity Game Poster Image
age 9+
Entertaining physics puzzler is easy enough for kids.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
WordJong Party Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 7+
Fun, intuitive spelling game can be too easy for wordsmiths.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
NeoPets: Puzzle Adventure Game Poster Image
age 8+
Logic puzzles combines with story centered on virtual pets.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2008)

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