Game Reviews

age 18+
Lack of weapons ups scary ante in survival horror game.
Platforms: PSP, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2009)
age 15+
Edgy music videos play in background of singing game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 7+
Repetitive gameplay in an unimaginative movie adaptation.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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age 10+
Unresponsive controls make dance game difficult to play.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 18+
Extremely violent horror/first-person shooter.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
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age 8+
Simplified, no-fail Rock Band with a whimsical story.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2009)
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age 10+
Great party game for music-loving families.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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age 13+
Fun, tricky music mash-up game with turntable controller.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2009)
age 16+
Fantastic karaoke, but adult themes in lyrics and videos.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2009)
age 10+
LEARNING
Polished music game for tween pop fans.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2009)
age 14+
LEARNING
Amazing band simulator features the biggest group. Ever.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2009)
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age 14+
Fresh, fun music game sequel with edgy lyrics.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2009)
age 8+
Easy PSP music rhythm game will appeal best to fans.
Platforms: PSP
(2009)
age 11+
Fun, challenging music game for PSP, with teen lyrics.
Platforms: PSP
(2009)
age 10+
Handheld rhythm game features lyrics from newer rock songs.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
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age 10+
Rhythm/strategy sequel is as fun, quirky as the original.
Platforms: PSP
(2009)
age 8+
Mario meets Rock Band in PC music platformer.
Platforms: Windows
(2009)
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age 8+
Rhythm game so unforgiving that it's frustrating, not fun.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
age 9+
Boring, finicky controls hamper marching sim.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 13+
Heavy metal music with edgy lyrics comes to rhythm sim.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2009)

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