Game Reviews

csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Not a nosedive, but this game still stalls over mediocrity.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
csm_game
age 9+
LEARNING
Fun, accessible cooking sim teaches international dishes.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
age 14+
Shark sim death match has relentless bloody attacks.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 10+
Decent, very physical dance sim features popular artists.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 8+
Game fails to capture what's good about the show.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 6+
Play by placing the Wii remote inside an actual baby doll.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 7+
All-ages parenthood simulation game is polished and fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 7+
Very similar to the original, but still a great pet sim.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 10+
Scuba diving sequel adds danger and an engaging story.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 8+
Toddler simulator is genuine, polished, even educational.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 10+
Cooking game teaches the basics of how to use a kitchen.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
csm_game
age 8+
Spectacular virtual zoo lets kids get creative with animals.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
csm_game
age 8+
Science sim gives kids a glimpse of basic lab processes.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
csm_game
age 15+
Mature life sim with more personality than ever.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac
(2009)
csm_game
age 7+
You play as the hand of nature in this fabulous forest sim.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2009)
csm_game
age 7+
Movie-based game is hybrid of gameplay, but it's no "woof."
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2009)
age 7+
Inexpensive pet sim game is surprisingly sophisticated.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 8+
Life sim has homey charm, but similar to others in series.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
csm_game
age 8+
Delightful role-playing game where you build & repair stuff.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii
(2008)
csm_game
age 10+
Complex city-building game has fussy controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2008)

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