Game Reviews

Bella Sara Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Card-collecting and horse-riding game for young girls.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Nintendo 64, Xbox, Sega Dreamcast
(2008)
MySims Kingdom Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Delightful role-playing game where you build & repair stuff.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii
(2008)
SimCity Creator Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Complex city-building game has fussy controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2008)
Hell's Kitchen Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Top chef rants as he teaches in cooking game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac
(2008)
Viva Pinata: Pocket Paradise Game Poster Image
age 8+
Portable ecosystem as lush as the console version.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
Spore Game Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
This exceptional evolution sim is a masterpiece.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2008)
Harvest Moon: Island of Happiness Game Poster Image
age 8+
Plodding farming sim that's more work than fun.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
The Sims 2: Apartment Life Game Poster Image
age 16+
Sims move on up, gain good/evil magical powers.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
The Sims 2: Apartment Pets Game Poster Image
age 8+
Pet spa simulator brings The Sims brand to kids.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
Imagine: Teacher Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Well-balanced look at a teaching career.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
Paws & Claws: Pet Vet Australian Adventures Game Poster Image
age 7+
A fun but repetitive outback veterinary sim.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
Spore Creature Creator Game Poster Image
age 8+
Create a species in this Spore game teaser.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2008)
Toy Shop Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Simple, fun business sim about running toy store.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
Chocolatier Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Business sim that's deliciously fun, challenging.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
Diary Girl Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Digital diary can't replace pen and paper.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
Lost in Blue 3 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Survival simulation, challenging and slow-paced.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
Build-a-lot Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Accessible building sim both challenging and fun.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
Disney Friends Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Nintendogs-like life sim with Disney characters.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
The Sims 2: Free Time Game Poster Image
age 16+
After years of toil, Sims finally get to kick back
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
Zoo Tycoon 2 DS Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Portable zoo simulation offers impressive depth.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)

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