Game Reviews

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)
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age 6+
 
LEARNING
Create quirky projects in fun time-management sim.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 10+
 
TV-based game with slapstick violence, poor controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 12+
 
Powerful design tool teaches kids how to make games, comics.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
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age 10+
 
Good strategy game with questionable use of alcohol.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 8+
 
Mini-games with cast of TV show are fun, but disjointed.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
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age 9+
 
Pace might be too fast for some in this cooking game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
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age 11+
 
Internet-obsessed teens engage in questionable hijinks.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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age 8+
 
Collection of safe, simple DS games offers decent value.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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age 8+
 
Offshoot of Cooking Mama, with plants.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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DSi
age 7+
 
Nintendo's new handheld is great IF parental controls used.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)