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 6+
 
Novel game+toy concept makes for unique virtual pet romp.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
csm_game
age 6+
 
Pet sim sure to please fans of the toy line.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 6+
 
Adopt a puppy and kitten together for twice the fun.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
csm_game
age 7+
 
Uninteresting pet sim reinforces gender stereotypes.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
age 6+
 
Rabbit care game not entirely accurate, but extremely cute.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 7+
 
Veterinarian simulation game has positive role models.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(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+
 
Kids learn how to take care of baby animals in pet sim.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 9+
 
Hotel management sim is challenging but a tad monotonous.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2010)
age 6+
 
Adopt and care for young kittens in cute virtual pet game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 7+
 
All-ages parenthood simulation game is polished and fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 9+
 
In-depth farm sim is great entry in popular series.
Platforms: 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 8+
 
Elephant care is fun, but mini-games are totally unrelated.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 9+
 
Kids collect and play with creepy crawlers in pet sim game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Medical drama potentially too harrowing for younger kids.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 6+
 
Basic-but-fun pet sim is best suited for young kids.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 8+
 
Kids get thrills and fire safety lessons at the same time.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 8+
 
Toddler simulator is genuine, polished, even educational.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)

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