Game Reviews

age 5+
 
Good entry-level racing game has simple track designer.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2010)
age 6+
 
Too-violent kart-racer crashes and burns.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2008)
csm_game
age 6+
 
Fresh, fun go-karting with cartoonish mischief.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2005)
age 6+
 
Fun and accessible racing game for kids.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2
(2007)
csm_game
age 6+
 
Ingenious, compelling race game lets you build racetracks.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
age 7+
 
Less a racing game and more an interactive ad.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2008)
age 7+
 
Racer with cartoon violence that is egged on and encouraged.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 7+
 
Kids will love racing with their favorite cars.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Xbox, Game Boy Advance
(2006)
age 7+
 
A fun and surprisingly challenging all-ages racer
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2008)
csm_game
age 7+
 
All-ages kart racer is fun on the Wii, better on the DS.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
csm_game
age 7+
 
Racing with Cars buddies teaches kids how to compete.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
csm_game
age 7+
 
Amiable movie tie-in racer offers chaotic fun and laughs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 7+
 
Mediocre racing game features Shrek, Donkey, and friends.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Fun rollerblading racing game features familiar characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2012)
age 8+
 
DS racing action bogged down by repetition.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2007)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Similar to Pokemon, but with racing instead of fighting.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 8+
 
Frustrating racing game with no tutorial or help.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Impossibly difficult racing game based on toy line.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun movie-based game filled with snail racing and tricks.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 9+
 
Fast, furious, fun family-friendly kart racing at its best.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2010)

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