Game Reviews

csm_game
age 12+
 
Rhythm dance game misses a few steps.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Innovative rhythm game has mild violence, is very tough.
Platforms: PSP
(2011)
age 8+
 
No scares in cute rhythm game with cartoony monster story.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Not perfect, but a fun music game played with a real guitar.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(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 8+
 
Simple dancing game features fun, cute chipmunk songs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 8+
 
Collection of clever rhythm mini-games is fun but tough.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
age 8+
 
TV-based Kinect game lets kids stage their own music videos.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
csm_game
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Karaoke and dance party game features wide range of music.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Tween rhythm game based on TV show is fun but short.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2012)
age 15+
 
LEARNING
Fun, vigorous movement, with sexy lyrics and dance moves.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
csm_game
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Downloadable music game delivers simple, rhythmic fun.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
csm_game
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Decent karaoke game has a few flat notes.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2013)
age 10+
 
Karaoke game based on popular show fun but content-limited.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
csm_game
age 7+
 
Younger players cut the rug to family-friendly music.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 7+
 
Music game lacks both polish and fun.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Middling karaoke game lets users import their own music.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2008)
csm_game
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 7+
 
Repetitive gameplay in an unimaginative movie adaptation.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)

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