Game Reviews

Harvest Moon: Frantic Farming Game Poster Image
age 9+
Engaging puzzle game about harvesting vegetables.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box Game Poster Image
age 12+
Compelling mystery full of devilishly fun logic puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Brain Age Express: Arts & Letters Game Poster Image
age 9+
DSi-only download game focuses on language and drawing.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Osmos Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Smart, pretty puzzler may get kids thinking about science.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2009)
Bookworm Adventures: Vol. 2 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Word games + combat combine to create fresh sequel.
Platforms: Windows
(2009)
Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again Game Poster Image
age 7+
Clever Mario-themed puzzler is best DSiWare offering yet.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Boom Blox Bash Party Game Poster Image
age 7+
Fab family fun, with ability to create & share own puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
Art Style: Pictobits Game Poster Image
age 8+
Tetris-type puzzle game offers tricky challenges.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Dr. Mario Express Game Poster Image
age 8+
Classic Nintendo puzzler is a welcome addition to DSi shop.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Gardening Mama Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Offshoot of Cooking Mama, with plants.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Professor Heinz Wolff's Gravity Game Poster Image
age 9+
Entertaining physics puzzler is easy enough for kids.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Flock! Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Whimsical, innovative puzzler with a bit of naughty humor.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2009)
Art Style: Aquia Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Fast-paced DSiWare puzzler is safe for kids but challenging.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure Game Poster Image
age 10+
Innovative platform/puzzle hybrid with great visual style.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
SpongeBob vs. The Big One: Beach Party Cook-Off Game Poster Image
age 7+
Fun all-ages cooking sim with a SpongeBob twist.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
LocoRoco 2 Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Clever, creative puzzles about rolling animated blobs.
Platforms: PSP
(2009)
Auditorium: The Online Experience Game Poster Image
age 8+
Intriguing indie game combines music with puzzle-solving.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2009)
Crayon Physics Deluxe Game Poster Image
age 8+
Innovative game combines physics puzzles and drawing.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2009)
WordJong Party Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Fun, intuitive spelling game can be too easy for wordsmiths.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
Mystery Case Files: Return to Ravenhearst Game Poster Image
age 12+
A fun and sometimes spooky puzzler for the whole family.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)

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