Game Reviews

age 12+
 
Robust suite of fitness activities, routines, and games.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
age 8+
 
Collection of summer camp mini-games uses Kinect to move.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 18+
 
Simple fantasy RPG with frequent and bloody melee combat.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2011)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Active gaming in a collection of fun fantasy settings.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 8+
 
Fun motion sports game is a bit limited in scope.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2011)
age 8+
 
Themed game is varied and interesting, if a bit shallow.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Multi-player dancing with make-your-own choreography.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2011)
age 13+
 
Fun exergaming, but song lyrics and videos age it up.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 10+
 
Solid role-playing game is creative and fun.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
csm_game
age 18+
 
Bloody RPG gives new meaning to hardcore game difficulty.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2011)
age 13+
 
Fun Facebook role-playing game with some violence.
Platforms: Facebook
(2011)
age 8+
 
Fun farming on the go with storyline about feuds.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 14+
 
Sci-fi role-playing game features anime and some violence.
Platforms: PSP
(2011)
age 8+
 
Battling monsters is strategic rather than violent.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 18+
 
Mature themes, violence accompany mech-enhanced humans RPG.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2011)
age 13+
 
Facebook RPG offers deep but repetitive gameplay.
Platforms: Facebook
(2011)
age 7+
 
Cute Smurfs movie tie-in suffers from clumsy controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 12+
 
Workout program encourages fitness while advertising UFC.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 13+
 
Easy-to-pick up RPG has lots of combat and mild language.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2011)
age 10+
 
Kinect controls allow faithful recreation of the game show.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)

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