Game Reviews

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)
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)
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)
Glory of Heracles Game Poster Image
age 10+
Traditional RPG features lots of mild fantasy combat.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 Game Poster Image
age 18+
A fascinating, but dark mature RPG full of horror & sadness.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2008)
Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories Game Poster Image
age 11+
Engaging RPG remake with charming Disney characters.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2008)
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 FES Game Poster Image
age 17+
Excellent RPG with dark themes and imagery.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2008)
Baroque Game Poster Image
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age 12+
A deep, dark RPG with technical and design issues.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2008)
Bee Movie Game Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Relive the movie in unique but flawed game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2007)
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Game Poster Image
age 10+
Cast magic with a Wii remote in best Potter yet.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance
(2007)
Ratatouille Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Cute & varied gameplay makes this a gaming feast.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Game Boy Advance
(2007)
Final Fantasy XII Game Poster Image
age 14+
A fantasy RPG masterpiece for PlayStation 2 fans.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2006)
Kingdom Hearts 2 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Great graphics, great story, great sequel. Tweens.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2006)

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