Game Reviews

Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Game Poster Image
age 13+
Japanese RPG with violence, strong focus on pop celebrity.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
Xenoblade Chronicles X Game Poster Image
age 13+
Fun, huge sci-fi role-playing game with frequent combat.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
Citizens of Earth Game Poster Image
age 10+
Quirky, role-playing fun has mild violence, lots of laughs.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
One Piece: Unlimited World Red Game Poster Image
age 13+
Vibrant anime produces appealing, action-packed RPG.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
Child of Light Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Original, accessible, fun RPG stars lots of strong females.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Pokemon Conquest Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Strategy-based battle game breathes new life to series.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
Fossil Fighters: Champions Game Poster Image
age 7+
Pokemon-ish sequel makes dinosaur-hunting less repetitive.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Monster High: Ghoul Spirit Game Poster Image
age 8+
Themed game is varied and interesting, if a bit shallow.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Harvest Moon: Tale of Two Towns Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun farming on the go with storyline about feuds.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Battling monsters is strategic rather than violent.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation Game Poster Image
age 13+
Japanese classic remake lets strangers wirelessly connect.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Kingdom Hearts Re:coded Game Poster Image
age 10+
Mildly violent fantasy RPG is fun but not quite flawless.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Golden Sun: Dark Dawn Game Poster Image
age 10+
Outstanding RPG offers fine role models, great puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Rune Factory 3: A Fantasy Harvest Moon Game Poster Image
age 10+
Rich characters populate farming game; has combat, too.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Lufia: Curse of the Sinistrals Game Poster Image
age 10+
High-quality action RPG with some mild fantasy combat.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies Game Poster Image
age 10+
Accessible RPG with mild violence, safe multiplayer mode.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Game Poster Image
age 18+
M-rated DS game that's definitely not for kids - sci-fi RPG.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2010)
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)

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