Game Reviews

Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Game Poster Image
age 11+
Repetitive fantasy combat mars popular book remake.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Harvest Moon: Sunshine Islands Game Poster Image
age 8+
Farm sim requires a lot of patience but rewards for it.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
The Princess and the Frog (DS) Game Poster Image
age 7+
Movie-based questing/platforming game isn't too difficult.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Nostalgia Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Captivating fortune-seeking adventure with steampunk theme.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
FIFA Soccer 10 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Add your photo to player in nearly perfect soccer sim
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2
(2009)
WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2010 Game Poster Image
age 13+
Deep wrestling simulator has ads, blood, sexy girls.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2
(2009)
Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days Game Poster Image
age 11+
Series game has deep, satisfying story; adds multiplayer.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story Game Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, wildly imaginative romp with cartoony combat.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
Fossil Fighters Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Pokemon-ish RPG substitutes fighting dinos for monsters.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Little League World Series Baseball 2009 Game Poster Image
age 7+
Kid baseball slides into home with simple controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Game Poster Image
age 14+
Well-written RPG can be both frightening and sad.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
Backyard Baseball '10 Game Poster Image
age 7+
Kid versions of baseball pros play in simple sports sim.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2
(2009)
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time Game Poster Image
age 10+
Action/RPG lets Wii and DS players connect and chat online.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii
(2009)
Pokemon Platinum Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Classic format with new Pokemon and online features.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
Suikoden: Tierkreis Game Poster Image
age 11+
Traditional-style RPG has mild violence and deep story.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
World Championship Games: A Track and Field Event Game Poster Image
age 7+
Track and field sim is kid-safe but rough around the edges.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride Game Poster Image
age 10+
Popular 1992 Japanese RPG gets remake for DS.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
Sands of Destruction Game Poster Image
age 13+
Japanese anime role-playing epic with fantasy violence.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
Glory of Heracles Game Poster Image
age 10+
Traditional RPG features lots of mild fantasy combat.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Chrono Trigger Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Old-school role-playing remake stands the test of time.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)

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