Game Reviews

age 10+
TV-based game with slapstick violence, poor controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 7+
Good but not great collection of active mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(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)
age 9+
New classic beat-the-clock game, now connected to Facebook.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
age 7+
Too-difficult controls dampen what could be family fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(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)
age 8+
Creative mini-game collection has bizarre sense of humor.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
csm_game
age 7+
Top-notch mini-games for families to play together.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 8+
Active party game almost lives up to its title.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 8+
Decent circus game plagued by some difficult control issues.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 7+
Best Princess Tiana game for families to play together.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2009)
age 4+
Sweet, easy mini-games are well designed for preschoolers.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
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age 11+
Internet-obsessed teens engage in questionable hijinks.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
csm_game
age 8+
Collection of safe, simple DS games offers decent value.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
csm_game
age 10+
Mini-games with a control scheme only an ogre could love.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 8+
Cooking sim still fun, with new modes and 80 new recipes.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
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age 12+
New PSP is pretty, but it forces players to shop online.
Platforms: PSP
(2009)
csm_game
age 8+
Little leaguers compete in fun throwing & batting minigames.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)

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