Game Reviews

age 5+
 
LEARNING
Popular dance game with a Magic Kingdom twist -- for kids.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360
(2012)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Get kids going with family-friendly dances and songs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii
(2013)
csm_game
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Blends fitness and dancing with kid-friendly choreography.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Highly physical game can be both fun and frustrating.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Simple platform puzzler lets kids play with animal stars.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
csm_game
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Entertaining collection of activities gets kids moving.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Fun side-scrolling adventure captures spirit of TV show.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun physics-based puzzler about flinging blobs of paint.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Engaging sports sim celebrates golf history.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Milestone 25th Madden game drops the ball on innovation.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Excellent action romp tied to fun toy figures.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
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)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Become a wizardly conductor in music game; some iffy lyrics.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Family-friendly Madden packs defensive punch for this year.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
FEZ
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Indie game wonder is a fountain of brain-stretching ideas.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Fun first-person puzzler combines physics with brainteasers.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Light on instructions but 13 fun sports to play.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Imaginative adventure game lets players build vehicles.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2008)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Good multiplayer co-op has a surprising amount of violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2011)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Darker story is lightened by humor and fun exploration.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2011)

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