Game Reviews

BoxBoxBoy! Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
No cutting corners in this simple, addictive puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Yo-Kai Watch Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Fun happy-"ghost"-lucky game helps kids deal with emotions.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Cute, accessible home-design sim in popular series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
LBX: Little Battlers eXperience Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Pocket-size bots pack a powerful, and personal, punch.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Clever nonviolent puzzle crossover is fun, smart play.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
Gardening Mama 2: Forest Friends Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Gardening sim is cute but doesn't dig deep enough.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Fun puzzler with challenging conundrums, super role models.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
Chibi-Robo: Photo Finder Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun little photography adventure may motivate chore-doing.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
Angry Birds Star Wars Game Poster Image
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)
Sonic Lost World Game Poster Image
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age 9+
LEARNING
Fast-paced addition to classic hedgehog hero franchise.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Pokemon X/Pokemon Y Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Gameplay and characters kids love with some new twists.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Mario and Donkey Kong Minis on the Move Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Kids don thinking caps to play and create puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Brain Age: Concentration Training Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Brain training game purports to help your working memory.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Crashmo Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Fun, cheap puzzle game promotes logic and puzzle creation.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
American Mensa Academy Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
"Brain-training" mini-games cover math, reasoning, logic.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2012)
Harvest Moon 3D: A New Beginning Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Cute, open-ended farming series adds more customization.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
The Trash Pack Game Poster Image
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age 6+
LEARNING
Mini-games based on collectible toys are marketing ploys.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Superb puzzler is a smart treat for kids and their parents.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Style Savvy Trendsetters Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
The focus is on looks, but business strategy makes the game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Rollercoaster Tycoon Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Revived version of classic amusement park sim is still fun.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)

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