Game Reviews

Mario Kart DS Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Fresh, fun go-karting with cartoonish mischief.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2005)
Mario Kart Wii Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Fun family-friendly game that's hard to put down.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
Mario Kart 7 Game Poster Image
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age 6+
A few innovations, but mostly the same (really fun) racer.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
Mario Kart 8 Game Poster Image
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age 6+
LEARNING
Fun family racer lets kids upload sweet moves to YouTube.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing Game Poster Image
age 9+
Fast, furious, fun family-friendly kart racing at its best.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2010)
Forza Motorsport 3 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Extraordinarily good racing game -- but has open chat.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2009)
Cars 2: The Video Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
Great combat racing, but loads of gunfire and explosions.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
Forza Motorsport 4 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Excellent racing sim that's easy to play but has open chat.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
Need for Speed: Shift Game Poster Image
age 10+
Illegal street racing series remade as legit racing sim.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Windows
(2009)
Burnout Paradise Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Intense racer where harsh crashes dominate.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2008)
Midnight Club: Los Angeles Game Poster Image
age 12+
Gorgeous-looking racer shuns all traffic laws.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2008)
Blur Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Frantic racer with plenty of cartoon violence and open chat.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2010)
Need For Speed: Most Wanted Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Cops vs. street racers challenge rewards recklessness.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2012)
Need for Speed Carbon Game Poster Image
age 13+
Mean, nasty street-car racing, not at its best.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Xbox, Game Boy Advance
(2006)
Need for Speed Most Wanted Game Poster Image
age 13+
Exciting racer on wrong side of the law, teens up.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PSP, Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2006)
Need for Speed: Undercover Game Poster Image
age 13+
Risky street racing hampered by jittery graphics.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
Split/Second Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Explosive racing game encourages aggressive driving.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2010)
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Game Poster Image
age 13+
Well done arcade racer, but you can take cops out.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2010)
Forza Horizon Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Deep, compelling car game glamorizes illicit street racing.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
Driver: San Francisco Game Poster Image
age 14+
Open world racer with mild adult themes and a novel twist.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2011)