Game Reviews

I Spy Spooky Mansion Deluxe Game Poster Image
age 6+
Puzzles and treasure hunts are great fun.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2004)
Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: The March of the Minis Game Poster Image
age 8+
Mario comes through with a puzzler for everyone.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2006)
Elebits Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Little beings electrify gameplay on the Wii.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2006)
Boom Blox Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Fun cooperative/competitive block-busting puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
LocoRoco Game Poster Image
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age 7+
A perfect PSP pick for players of all ages.
Platforms: PSP
(2006)
I Spy Mystery Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Series' visual puzzles wow savvy sleuths.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2006)
Portal Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Innovative puzzler with first-person action.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
We Love Katamari Game Poster Image
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age 8+
We do love it!
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2005)
Professor Layton and the Curious Village Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Solve brainteasers to get clues to crack mystery.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2008)
I Spy Challenger Game Poster Image
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age 6+
I Spy books translate well on the Leapster.
Platforms: Leapster
(2006)
Rainbow Web Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Creative game's logic puzzles are fun for family.
Platforms: Windows
(2006)
Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure Game Poster Image
age 8+
Quirky adventure is a puzzle-playing treasure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2007)
Drawn to Life Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Draw it and it's part of the game -- wow.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2007)
Lumines Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Funky, fabulous falling-blocks puzzle game.
Platforms: PSP, Windows
(2007)
LittleBigPlanet Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Amazing game where you play, create, and share.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2008)
World of Goo Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Brilliant physics-based puzzler turns player into engineer.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2008)
LocoRoco 2 Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Clever, creative puzzles about rolling animated blobs.
Platforms: PSP
(2009)
Crayon Physics Deluxe Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Innovative game combines physics puzzles and drawing.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2009)
DSi Game Poster Image
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DSi
age 7+
Nintendo's new handheld is great IF parental controls used.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure Game Poster Image
age 10+
Innovative platform/puzzle hybrid with great visual style.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)

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