Game Reviews

csm_game
age 6+
 
New-age fantasy story with puzzles; best for younger gamers.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2011)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Cute but tough puzzle game with a nature theme.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
age 10+
 
Slow-paced mystery revolves around puzzle solving.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
age 8+
 
Comprehensive collection of familiar mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 7+
 
Sometimes-confusing mix of "spooky" sports.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 8+
 
Puzzle series still rocks, now with fantastic level creator.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
The ultimate puzzle game for imagination and creativity.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 12+
 
More great brain-teasers, with a dark but exciting plot.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 8+
 
Fill-in-the-grid puzzler like Picross 3-D, but far simpler.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Puzzle-based RPG with no visual violence but scary plot.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 10+
 
TV-based game with slapstick violence, poor controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 6+
 
Space-themed hidden object puzzles, plus mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 8+
 
Lots of great Tetris variations, plus safe online play.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Awesome, but very challenging, depth perception puzzle game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Cute puzzle game uses physics to find solutions.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 9+
 
Mildly violent match-three puzzler is short but fun.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 12+
 
Powerful design tool teaches kids how to make games, comics.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 8+
 
Mini-games with cast of TV show are fun, but disjointed.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 8+
 
A match-three puzzler with a pleasant environmental theme.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 8+
 
New twist on the match-three puzzle is fun and challenging.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2010)

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