Game Reviews

The Croods: Prehistoric Party Game Poster Image
age 8+
Lifeless party game with mild cartoon shenanigans.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Game Poster Image
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)
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)
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)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Game Poster Image
age 13+
Unexciting fantasy shooter uses magic in place of bullets.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Wheel of Fortune Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 7+
Virtual TV show creates fun family play together time.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Jeopardy Game Poster Image
csm_game
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)
James Cameron's Avatar: The Game Game Poster Image
age 13+
Ambitious but ultimately disappointing fantasy game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2009)
Scene It? Twilight Edition Game Poster Image
age 13+
Trivia game for the vampire-obsessed; includes film clips.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(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)
Family Feud: 2010 Edition Game Poster Image
age 8+
Emulates the TV show but lacks substance and is overpriced.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2009)
The Price Is Right: 2010 Edition Game Poster Image
age 7+
Rampant consumerism, but show fans will like its accuracy.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(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)
MySims Party Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 7+
Sims-themed party game is safe for kids but also repetitive.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2009)
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Make the Grade Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun trivia game with multiple subjects, questions, modes.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
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)
Guinness World Records: The Videogame Game Poster Image
age 10+
Entertaining minigame collection has some crude humor.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2008)
The Price Is Right Game Poster Image
age 7+
Game show sim is bursting with commercialism.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2008)
Deal or No Deal Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 11+
With no money to win, TV game doesn't transfer well.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2008)

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