Game Reviews

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
A fun, fun romp through a galaxy far, far away.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Action-adventure remake has mild combat, terrific puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
LEGO Marvel's Avengers Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Earth's Mightiest Heroes assemble for fun action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
Skylanders SuperChargers Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun (and expensive) fantasy action game with cartoon combat.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Disney Infinity: Star Wars Starter Pack (3.0 Edition) Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Third take on creative/adventure title shines bright.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Lego Jurassic World Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun, commercialized movie game takes kids on dino adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Mario Party 10 Game Poster Image
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age 7+
LEARNING
Fun party game with mild violence promotes socialization.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Safe but mediocre puzzler maintains the series' status quo.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
Just Dance 2015 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Updated game doesn't add much but still gets you moving.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition) Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Super sequel soars in creativity, falls flat in adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Wii Sports Club Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Five sports games get Wii U athletes on their feet.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
Pushmo World Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Puzzle series' Wii U debut delivers great mind-benders.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
Child of Light Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Original, accessible, fun RPG stars lots of strong females.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Lego The Hobbit Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Super fun, creative Tolkien/Lego mashup promotes teamwork.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
The LEGO Movie Videogame Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun, imaginative adventure promotes independent thinking.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Dr. Luigi Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 7+
LEARNING
Tetris-like puzzler is great for kids of varying ability.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
Super Mario 3D World Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Fantastic platform adventure is fun for the whole family.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
Zumba Fitness World Party Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Fun fitness dancing game not very original.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii
(2013)
Angry Birds Star Wars Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
The birds are back with puzzle game spin-off for TVs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Wii Party U Game Poster Image
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age 6+
LEARNING
Lots of group fun encapsulated in 80+ mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)

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