Game Reviews

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation Game Poster Image
age 13+
Japanese classic remake lets strangers wirelessly connect.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
You Don't Know Jack Game Poster Image
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)
Kingdom Hearts Re:coded Game Poster Image
age 10+
Mildly violent fantasy RPG is fun but not quite flawless.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Golden Sun: Dark Dawn Game Poster Image
age 10+
Outstanding RPG offers fine role models, great puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Pictionary (DS) Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Multiplayer is OK, but solo games are too hard to be fun.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Rune Factory 3: A Fantasy Harvest Moon Game Poster Image
age 10+
Rich characters populate farming game; has combat, too.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Wheel of Fortune Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Virtual TV show creates fun family play together time.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Jeopardy Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Trivia-based TV show comes to life in a challenging Wii way.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Are you Smarter Than a 5th Grader: Back to School Game Poster Image
age 8+
Some flaws prevent this game from getting top marks.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Lufia: Curse of the Sinistrals Game Poster Image
age 10+
High-quality action RPG with some mild fantasy combat.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies Game Poster Image
age 10+
Accessible RPG with mild violence, safe multiplayer mode.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Game Poster Image
age 11+
Repetitive fantasy combat mars popular book remake.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Harvest Moon: Sunshine Islands Game Poster Image
age 8+
Farm sim requires a lot of patience but rewards for it.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
The Princess and the Frog (DS) Game Poster Image
age 7+
Movie-based questing/platforming game isn't too difficult.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympic Games Game Poster Image
age 7+
Sports-themed party game is active, educational, and fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Fossil Fighters Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Pokemon-ish RPG substitutes fighting dinos for monsters.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Big League Sports: Summer Game Poster Image
age 6+
Simplistic, sports-themed party game is family friendly.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
WarioWare: Snapped! Game Poster Image
age 7+
Camera-based micro-game collection is fun but far too short.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Glory of Heracles Game Poster Image
age 10+
Traditional RPG features lots of mild fantasy combat.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Hasbro Family Game Night Game Poster Image
age 7+
Classic board games and variations transfer well.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2008)