Game Reviews

age 10+
LEARNING
Tween rhythm game based on TV show is fun but short.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2012)
age 8+
Simple dancing game features fun, cute chipmunk songs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 6+
Movie-based game retells story, along with music and rhythm.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 13+
Dull shooter fails to capture the magic of Rowling's story.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
age 10+
Ideal for young King of Pop fans who enjoy dancing.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2010)
age 13+
Unexciting fantasy shooter uses magic in place of bullets.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 13+
Advanced music sim with sexy girls, mild cussing, alcohol.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 8+
Nice variety in this combo camp sim and music game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 7+
Fun, colorful rhythm game with a few touches of potty humor.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 6+
Rhythm game features Disney’s hyperactive blue alien.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 13+
Ambitious but ultimately disappointing fantasy game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2009)
age 7+
Repetitive gameplay in an unimaginative movie adaptation.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
csm_game
age 8+
Simplified, no-fail Rock Band with a whimsical story.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2009)
csm_game
age 10+
Great party game for music-loving families.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 10+
Handheld rhythm game features lyrics from newer rock songs.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
csm_game
age 8+
Rhythm game so unforgiving that it's frustrating, not fun.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
csm_game
age 14+
Powerful, portable electronic music composition software.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
csm_game
age 10+
Easy, low-stress music game without peripherals.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2008)
age 10+
Sequel delivers similar fun for rockers on the go.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
age 8+
Fun rhythmic tapping game with poor visuals.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)

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