Game Reviews

age 4+
 
Kids rescue people amid disasters.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2003)
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age 6+
 
Get into character -- and some tough fights.
Platforms: PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2005)
age 6+
 
The monster hunt is on for gumshoes ages 5 to 7.
Platforms: Game Boy Advance
(2003)
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age 6+
 
Classic Pokemon format, this one's worth catching.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2007)
age 6+
 
Charming game about overcoming common kid fear.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
age 6+
 
Unique GameBoy game (with a dose of Disney).
Platforms: Game Boy Advance
(2004)
age 7+
 
Simple, easy game best for younger players.
Platforms: Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2003)
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age 7+
 
Pokemon wannabe gets boring fast.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2007)
age 7+
 
Good for Pokemon fanatics, but lacks mass appeal.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2007)
age 7+
 
Doll-based mysteries aren't interactive enough.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
csm_game
age 7+
 
Fun, charming dancing game targeted at girls.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
csm_game
age 7+
 
Pokemon-ish RPG substitutes fighting dinos for monsters.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 7+
 
Movie-based questing/platforming game isn't too difficult.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 7+
 
Pokemon-ish sequel makes dinosaur-hunting less repetitive.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
csm_game
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)
age 8+
 
Become a Pokemon and explore random dungeons.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
age 8+
 
First Potter video game is a high-flying romp.
Platforms: PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2003)
age 8+
 
Experience what it is like to be a Pokemon.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
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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)
age 8+
 
OK for fans of the series, otherwise mega boring.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)

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