Game Reviews

age 13+
 
LEARNING
An educational, emotional exploration of World War I.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Great imaginative puzzles mixed with uneven platforming.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360
(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 7+
 
LEARNING
Short, cliched movie tie-in rips off Fruit Ninja gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(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)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Clever hodgepodge of puzzles is full of brainteasers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Basic puzzle platformer starts out easy, gets pretty tough.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Puzzle compilation for consoles is fun but too pricey.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Kinect physics puzzler makes razing castles a hoot.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Fun first-person puzzler combines physics with brainteasers.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Simple platform puzzler lets kids play with animal stars.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun physics-based puzzler about flinging blobs of paint.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Angry Birds-like game suffers from lack of variety.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
age 7+
 
Glitchy controls make this a lesser version of great game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Captivating puzzle game makes doing brainteasers a blast.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
csm_game
age 18+
 
Violent puzzle game with a sexually charged story.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2011)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Inventive and enjoyable spatial puzzler with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Cute but tough puzzle game with a nature theme.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Brilliant, thoughtful puzzler has a little violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)

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