Game Reviews

Moshi Monsters: Katsuma Unleashed Game Poster Image
age 8+
A fun, colorful game that doubles as an ad for a website.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
Rise of the Guardians Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Santa wields sword in combat-heavy, RPG-like action game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd you steal our garbage?!! Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Quirky platform adventure with tween boy humor.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
Lego Lord of the Rings Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Action and humor abound in funny rendition of LOTR films.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360
(2012)
Transformers Prime: The Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Ideal for fans of the TV show, packed with frenetic action.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
Ice Age: Continental Drift: Arctic Games Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Amusing collection of mini-games for two-player fun.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2012)
Brave: The Video Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Average movie spin-off has mild but persistent violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2012)
DaGeDar Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Impossibly difficult racing game based on toy line.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Game Poster Image
age 8+
Simple dancing game features fun, cute chipmunk songs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2011)
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Darker story is lightened by humor and fun exploration.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2011)
Moshi Monsters: Moshling Zoo Game Poster Image
age 8+
Play math and logic games to attract Moshlings to your zoo.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Max and the Magic Marker (DS) Game Poster Image
age 7+
Glitchy controls make this a lesser version of great game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
I Spy Castle Game Poster Image
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age 6+
LEARNING
Explore a castle by doing hidden object and other puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Pillow Pets Game Poster Image
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age 5+
Puzzle game based on popular brand is colorful, simple.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Monster High: Ghoul Spirit Game Poster Image
age 8+
Themed game is varied and interesting, if a bit shallow.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Battling monsters is strategic rather than violent.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Game Poster Image
age 13+
Dull shooter fails to capture the magic of Rowling's story.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Magical Zhu Zhu Princess: Carriages & Castles Game Poster Image
age 5+
Adorable toy-based game is well-designed for young players.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
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)
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)

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