Game Reviews

Golden Sun: Dark Dawn Game Poster Image
age 10+
Outstanding RPG offers fine role models, great puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Disney Tangled Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Clunky game adaptation features co-op play, sword fighting.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Michael Jackson: The Experience Game Poster Image
age 10+
Ideal for young King of Pop fans who enjoy dancing.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2010)
Monster Jam: Path of Destruction Game Poster Image
age 10+
Challenging stunt driving with lots of crunched cars.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Hot Wheels Track Attack Game Poster Image
age 5+
Good entry-level racing game has simple track designer.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2010)
Pictionary (DS) Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Multiplayer is OK, but solo games are too hard to be fun.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Casper's Scare School: Spooky Sports Day Game Poster Image
age 7+
Sometimes-confusing mix of "spooky" sports.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Game Poster Image
age 13+
Unexciting fantasy shooter uses magic in place of bullets.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
iCarly 2: Join the Click! Game Poster Image
age 8+
Game fails to capture what's good about the show.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet Game Poster Image
age 9+
Colorful superhero action with a great sense of humor.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Wizards of Waverly Place: Spellbound Game Poster Image
age 8+
TV spin-off's smart controls make casting spells easy.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors Game Poster Image
age 17+
Intense, graphic deathmatch; survive by solving puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2010)
Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem Game Poster Image
age 8+
Puzzle series still rocks, now with fantastic level creator.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Rune Factory 3: A Fantasy Harvest Moon Game Poster Image
age 10+
Rich characters populate farming game; has combat, too.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
The Penguins of Madagascar Game Poster Image
age 8+
Goofy penguins star in a very smart strategy puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
GoldenEye 007 Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Modern take on older Bond flick, as first-person shooter.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2010)
Wheel of Fortune Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Virtual TV show creates fun family play together time.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Jeopardy Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Trivia-based TV show comes to life in a challenging Wii way.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Petz Nursery 2 Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Kids learn how to take care of baby animals in pet sim.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Are you Smarter Than a 5th Grader: Back to School Game Poster Image
age 8+
Some flaws prevent this game from getting top marks.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)

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