Game Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Terrific game builder lets kids explore their imaginations.
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Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Engaging platformer emphasizes creativity and adventure.
csm_game
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad Ultra, LeapPad2, Leapster Explorer, LeapsterGS
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Learn how to "be" a dinosaur on the Magic School Bus.
csm_game
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad Ultra, Leapster Explorer, LeapsterGS
(2013)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Robot platformer demystifies natural disasters.
csm_game
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad Ultra, LeapPad2, Leapster Explorer
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fabulous Agatha Christie-style mystery for teens and up.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Kids develop scary-good logic skills with Mike and Sulley.
csm_game
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, Leapster Explorer
(2013)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Explore the animal world through fun games and quizzes.
csm_game
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad Ultra, LeapPad2, Leapster Explorer, LeapsterGS
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun, vigorous movement, with sexy lyrics and dance moves.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Built from the ground up to use Kinect, this dance game delivers the beat for solo or group play while teaching players how to perform famous dances from the past 40 years.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Energetic dance fitness game with mildly suggestive lyrics.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Froggy friends help preschoolers learn the alphabet.
csm_game
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad2, Leapster Explorer
(2012)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Adventure game challenges your knowledge of flora and fauna.
csm_game
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad2, Leapster Explorer
(2012)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This deep sea dive is teeming with fish and education.
csm_game
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad2, Leapster Explorer, LeapsterGS
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Game show/board game is a blast -- but questions are tough!
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
City building game offers tyrannical options.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Great early-reading mini-games with fun characters.
csm_game
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, Leapster Explorer
(2011)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Inventive and enjoyable spatial puzzler with mild violence.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Whirlwind global trip provides fun glimpse of the world.
csm_game
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad Ultra, LeapPad2, Leapster Explorer
(2010)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Amazing band simulator features the biggest group. Ever.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2009)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Innovative game creator is powerful but hard to learn.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)