Game Reviews

age 8+
 
Puzzle series still rocks, now with fantastic level creator.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 8+
 
Fascinating puzzle concept hampered by poor controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 7+
 
A fun and educational game for dino-loving kids.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Theme park sim mixes in logic and memory games.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 7+
 
Spooky and smart; possibly the best of the series.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Imaginative sci-fi RPG entertains as it builds vocabulary.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
The ultimate puzzle game for imagination and creativity.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
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age 8+
 
Physics-based puzzler makes great use of PlayStation Move.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2010)
age 12+
 
More great brain-teasers, with a dark but exciting plot.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Grand adventure teaches you to design your own games.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
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age 8+
 
Clue-like game provides great family entertainment.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
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age 10+
 
A quirky and challenging puzzle-driven mystery.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
age 8+
 
Fill-in-the-grid puzzler like Picross 3-D, but far simpler.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2010)
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age 13+
 
Brain trainer game poses too much challenge for young kids.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
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age 8+
 
Entertaining and well-designed brain trainer for kids.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 9+
 
Some fun brain games, some control problems.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Puzzle-based RPG with no visual violence but scary plot.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
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age 6+
 
Space-themed hidden object puzzles, plus mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
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age 4+
 
Imaginative pre-reading game encourages kids to be creative.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
age 8+
 
Lots of great Tetris variations, plus safe online play.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)

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