Game Reviews

age 10+
 
LEARNING
Less violent version of movie-based game uses strategy.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
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age 9+
 
LEARNING
Classic history game now fun on Wii and 3DS.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
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age 13+
 
No frills Monopoly-like game is more complex than it is fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 13+
 
Robust wrestling title doesn't skimp on blood, sex appeal.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2010)
age 13+
 
Frantic mythological fighting game with moderate violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Great physics game with cute story, requires steady hand.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Windows, Mac
(2010)
age 10+
 
Movie tie-in is a fighting game with moderate violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 13+
 
Easy-to-learn brawler has mild cussing, no blood.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 13+
 
Violent 3-D fighter, but no blood; for fans of the series.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 12+
 
Strategy game spin-off of popular trading card game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 8+
 
Shallow card/strategy game promotes the Bakugan brand.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 11+
 
Fight as hero or villain in frenzied, four-player brawls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2009)
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age 10+
 
Cartoony, retro brawler with humor, but too short.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 8+
 
Update of classic GameCube strategy title; better on Wii.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 12+
 
Engaging fighter tarnished by long videos & tricky combos.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
age 13+
 
Robust wrestling simulation with clever new features.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2
(2008)
age 10+
 
Venerable strategy series gets the Wii treatment
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
age 11+
 
Fun, cartoonish, multiplayer Wii fighting game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
age 13+
 
Gamers should "jump" away from this bad brawler.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2008)
age 11+
 
Fantasy strategy game more mature than it looks.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2007)

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