Game Reviews

age 13+
 
Expanded RPG remake encourages exploration, micromanagement.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 13+
 
Surreal, fantasy RPG has strong story, bland combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Role-play with some fantasy violence demands much time.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 8+
 
Latest installment delivers dino battling, racing fun.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 10+
 
Quirky, role-playing fun has mild violence, lots of laughs.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
age 18+
 
Deep strategy, role-playing in mature, violent fantasy game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Remake of fun all-ages RPG has some online safety concerns.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
csm_game
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Polished and fun RPG with mild violence, some mature themes.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Magical "old school" adventure has heady puzzles and combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Eclectic and engaging RPG with light, cartoonish action.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Cute town sim about friendship and spending virtual money.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Disney characters star in fight-filled role-playing game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
csm_game
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Enjoyable role-playing game encourages the use of strategy.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Solid dungeon crawler with a focus on fantasy fighting.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
age 13+
 
Japanese classic remake lets strangers wirelessly connect.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
age 10+
 
Mildly violent fantasy RPG is fun but not quite flawless.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
age 10+
 
Outstanding RPG offers fine role models, great puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 10+
 
Rich characters populate farming game; has combat, too.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 10+
 
High-quality action RPG with some mild fantasy combat.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 10+
 
Accessible RPG with mild violence, safe multiplayer mode.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)

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