Game Reviews

Bookworm Adventures: Vol. 2 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Word games + combat combine to create fresh sequel.
Platforms: Windows
(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+
LEARNING
DSi-only download game focuses on language and drawing.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Scribblenauts Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Unique puzzles wow with ability to write objects into game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Harvest Moon: Frantic Farming Game Poster Image
age 9+
Engaging puzzle game about harvesting vegetables.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
Axel & Pixel Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun brainteaser art romp, with unexpected driving levels.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2009)
Jewel Master: Egypt Game Poster Image
age 8+
Habit-forming match-three jewel-swapper with history theme.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
LocoRoco: Midnight Carnival Game Poster Image
age 8+
Chipper puzzler is family friendly but can be challenging.
Platforms: PSP
(2009)
Devil's Tuning Fork Game Poster Image
age 16+
Thought-provoking but scary game about being in a coma.
Platforms: Windows
(2009)
Gotcha! Celebrity Secrets Game Poster Image
age 16+
Well-made puzzle game with very questionable morals.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2009)
PixelJunk Shooter Game Poster Image
age 11+
Entertaining sci-fi shooter/puzzler features mild violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2009)
Puzzler World Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Varied puzzle collection, but some references to alcohol.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi, Windows
(2009)
Nat Geo Adventure: Lost City of Z Game Poster Image
age 10+
Superb search-and-find game teaches about the Amazon.
Platforms: Windows
(2009)
The Search for Amelia Earhart Game Poster Image
age 10+
Search-and-find game with interesting historical plot.
Platforms: Windows
(2009)
Where's Waldo? The Fantastic Journey Game Poster Image
age 8+
Smattering of violence shown in hidden pictures game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac
(2009)
Bookworm Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Well-made and fun word-search game.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Treasures of the Serengeti Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, fascinatingly different puzzle game set in Africa.
Platforms: Windows
(2010)
Amazonia Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Good puzzle game marred by terrible broken English.
Platforms: Windows
(2010)
Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders Game Poster Image
age 14+
Entertaining but gruesome mystery; sometimes too difficult.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Simplz: Zoo Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Family-friendly puzzler mixes in a bit of zoo simulation.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)

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