Game Reviews

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Short, cliched movie tie-in rips off Fruit Ninja gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
Moshi Monsters: Katsuma Unleashed Game Poster Image
age 8+
A fun, colorful game that doubles as an ad for a website.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
Puzzler World 2013 Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Clever hodgepodge of puzzles is full of brainteasers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
Color Commando Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Basic puzzle platformer starts out easy, gets pretty tough.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
Victorious: Taking the Lead Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Tween rhythm game based on TV show is fun but short.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2012)
Gogo's Crazy Bones Game Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Angry Birds-like game suffers from lack of variety.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Game Poster Image
age 8+
Simple dancing game features fun, cute chipmunk songs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2011)
Happy Feet Two: The Videogame Game Poster Image
age 6+
Movie-based game retells story, along with music and rhythm.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2011)
Max and the Magic Marker (DS) Game Poster Image
age 7+
Glitchy controls make this a lesser version of great game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Professor Layton and the Last Specter Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Captivating puzzle game makes doing brainteasers a blast.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Nanda's Island Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Cute but tough puzzle game with a nature theme.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Photo Phantasy Game Poster Image
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age 5+
Find the differences between images in storybook settings.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of Osborne House Game Poster Image
age 10+
Slow-paced mystery revolves around puzzle solving.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Michael Jackson: The Experience Game Poster Image
age 10+
Ideal for young King of Pop fans who enjoy dancing.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2010)
Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem Game Poster Image
age 8+
Puzzle series still rocks, now with fantastic level creator.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Rock Band 3 Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Advanced music sim with sexy girls, mild cussing, alcohol.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Super Scribblenauts Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
The ultimate puzzle game for imagination and creativity.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Professor Layton and the Unwound Future Game Poster Image
age 12+
More great brain-teasers, with a dark but exciting plot.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Camp Rock: The Final Jam Game Poster Image
age 8+
Nice variety in this combo camp sim and music game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Puzzle Quest 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Puzzle-based RPG with no visual violence but scary plot.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)

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