Game Reviews

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)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Simple platform puzzler lets kids play with animal stars.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Bloody military shooter with disturbing cinematic moments.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
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age 10+
 
Fast-paced cartoon water gun shooter for younger gamers.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
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age 9+
 
Very creative puzzler about moving water through terrains.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
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age 8+
 
Unique physics puzzles require imaginative solutions.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Windows, Mac
(2010)
age 18+
 
Superb but violent shooter is definitely for adults only.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2010)
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age 13+
 
Modern take on older Bond flick, as first-person shooter.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2010)
age 8+
 
Fascinating puzzle concept hampered by poor controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 7+
 
Spooky and smart; possibly the best of the series.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
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age 8+
 
Clue-like game provides great family entertainment.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 8+
 
Lots of great Tetris variations, plus safe online play.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
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age 13+
 
Medical drama with violence, profanity, and moral ambiguity.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 14+
 
Tons of gunfire in short 3-D shooting gallery game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 8+
 
Sliding puzzles combined with a mystery for brainy fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2010)
age 10+
 
Fun kids' shooter where Wii controller fits into Nerf gun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 8+
 
Smattering of violence shown in hidden pictures game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac
(2009)
age 18+
 
Gory, mature sci-fi shooter for the Wii delivers thrills.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
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age 13+
 
Solid first-person shooter with tamer violence than most.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 13+
 
Realistic shooting of bad guys in remake of gunslinger game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)

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