Game Reviews

Editors' pick
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Kids solve a mystery by photographing birds and earning points for the best shots. Bird knowledge is the cool pay-off.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2007)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Families compete for "weightiest" brain.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2006)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Get sharp with this fun, smart game for families.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2006)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Solve brainteasers to get clues to crack mystery.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2008)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Thinking games become a party activity on the Wii.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Brainteasers for everyone from grandma to junior.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2007)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Exercise is a blast on the Wii Balance Board.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Accessible building sim both challenging and fun.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Wacky fairytale biz sim lets kids conjure riches.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2007)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This exceptional evolution sim is a masterpiece.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2008)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Brilliant physics-based puzzler turns player into engineer.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2008)
Editors' pick
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Physics? Child's play! Watch your drawings gain weight and mass, creating puzzles that teach the principles of physics.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2009)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Innovative game creator is powerful but hard to learn.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
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
Expanded version has great games and personalized workouts.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Simple, accessible, and fun animal care for young girls.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fine but somewhat repetitive preschool TV show game.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
In-depth fashion game is also a good business simulation.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Magical preschool adventure is perfect starter game for Wii.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2009)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Excellent art sim lets players' creative sides flourish.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)

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