Game Reviews

age 8+
 
LEARNING
Kids empowered to create own content in clever adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2014)
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Fabulous Agatha Christie-style mystery for teens and up.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun platformer with a lovely story about friendship.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
"Brain-training" mini-games cover math, reasoning, logic.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2012)
age 15+
 
LEARNING
Fun, vigorous movement, with sexy lyrics and dance moves.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Energetic dance fitness game with mildly suggestive lyrics.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
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age 9+
 
LEARNING
Fun indie combines music, platforming, and creativity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2012)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Making music with Elmo and Abby is educational and fun.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
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age 9+
 
LEARNING
Classic history game now fun on Wii and 3DS.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Game show/board game is a blast -- but questions are tough!
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun motion controls improve an already great creative game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2011)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Cute story and animation surround educational mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
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age 10+
 
LEARNING
Inventive and enjoyable spatial puzzler with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Fun basic math games with Muppets in the lead.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Variety and fun in perfect preschool adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Great physics game with cute story, requires steady hand.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Windows, Mac
(2010)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Magical preschool adventure is perfect starter game for Wii.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2009)
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age 10+
 
LEARNING
Expanded version has great games and personalized workouts.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Amazing band simulator features the biggest group. Ever.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2009)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Brilliant physics-based puzzler turns player into engineer.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2008)

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