Game Reviews

Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Get sharp with this fun, smart game for families.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2006)
Big Brain Academy Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Families compete for "weightiest" brain.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2006)
Fairy Godmother Tycoon Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Wacky fairytale biz sim lets kids conjure riches.
Platforms: Windows
(2007)
Stop Disasters! Game Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Natural disasters become less scary in sim games.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2007)
Snapshot Adventures: Secret of Bird Island Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
An intriguing mystery facilitates in-depth bird watching
Platforms: Windows
(2007)
Big Brain Academy: Wii Degree Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Thinking games become a party activity on the Wii.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2007)
Brain Age 2: More Training in Minutes a Day! Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Brainteasers for everyone from grandma to junior.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2007)
WolfQuest Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Start your own wolf pack in this realistic adventure.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2007)
Professor Layton and the Curious Village Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Solve brainteasers to get clues to crack mystery.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, 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)
Wii Fit Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Exercise is a blast on the Wii Balance Board.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
WaterLife: Where Rivers Meet the Sea Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun game with strong heroine delivers an eco message.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
Spore Game Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
This exceptional evolution sim is a masterpiece.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2008)
World of Goo Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Brilliant physics-based puzzler turns player into engineer.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2008)
Argument Wars Game Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Quality courtroom sim uses real cases to teach argument.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2009)
Crayon Physics Deluxe Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Innovative game combines physics puzzles and drawing.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2009)
Kodu Game Lab Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Innovative game creator is powerful but hard to learn.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
The Beatles: Rock Band Game Poster Image
age 14+
LEARNING
Amazing band simulator features the biggest group. Ever.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2009)
Wii Fit Plus Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Expanded version has great games and personalized workouts.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
Imagine: Zookeeper Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Simple, accessible, and fun animal care for young girls.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)

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