Game Reviews

age 8+
LEARNING
Lifeless party game with mild cartoon shenanigans.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
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age 13+
LEARNING
Deep, engrossing RPG with violence and teen themes.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Strategy-based battle game breathes new life to series.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
age 13+
LEARNING
Great adventure has themes best suited for teens and adults.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
csm_game
age 7+
Simple party game creates great fun for the whole family.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
age 7+
Pokemon-ish sequel makes dinosaur-hunting less repetitive.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 13+
LEARNING
New version of classic board game adds a fun twist.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 8+
Two video game adaptations of popular board game series.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 8+
Themed game is varied and interesting, if a bit shallow.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 10+
Solid role-playing game is creative and fun.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 8+
Fun farming on the go with storyline about feuds.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 8+
Battling monsters is strategic rather than violent.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
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Rio
age 6+
Fun party game for young fans of the movie.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 13+
Japanese classic remake lets strangers wirelessly connect.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
age 13+
Clever spin on trivia games sports a little dirty humor.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
age 10+
Mildly violent fantasy RPG is fun but not quite flawless.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
age 10+
Outstanding RPG offers fine role models, great puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 9+
Multiplayer is OK, but solo games are too hard to be fun.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 8+
Decent mini-game set, plus sweet retro games included.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 10+
Challenging quiz game creates educational family fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2010)

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