Game Reviews

age 10+
Famous blocky adventure has a generic story to tell.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One, iPhone
(2015)
age 8+
LEARNING
Cute, accessible home-design sim in popular series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
Fun, clever sleepwalking game has some nightmarish puzzles.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun, balanced puzzler with StreetPass features.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 13+
Challenging puzzler tests players in clever robot adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
LEARNING
Safe but mediocre puzzler maintains the series' status quo.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
Simple puzzler badgers kids to make in-game purchases.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 12+
LEARNING
Clever nonviolent puzzle crossover is fun, smart play.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
Beautifully odd puzzle journey requires patience, tenacity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
Fun, spooky, puzzle-based clone adventure set in space.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 13+
LEARNING
Smart, tough remake of classic, message-driven platformer.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
age 13+
LEARNING
An educational, emotional exploration of World War I.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 11+
LEARNING
Fun puzzler with challenging conundrums, super role models.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Puzzle adventure with compelling themes, good conundrums.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
age 8+
LEARNING
The birds are back with puzzle game spin-off for TVs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
age 7+
LEARNING
Short, cliched movie tie-in rips off Fruit Ninja gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
csm_game
age 6+
LEARNING
Addicting puzzle game offers a fun challenge.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 8+
A fun, colorful game that doubles as an ad for a website.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
age 13+
LEARNING
Emotional puzzler has great role models, some dark moments.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)

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