Game Reviews

csm_game
age 10+
Good strategy game with questionable use of alcohol.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 8+
Positive messages fill this story-driven rhythm game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 5+
Fav toy hamsters zip through mazes and act as virtual pets.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 6+
Rhythm game features Disney’s hyperactive blue alien.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 7+
Sports sim stresses team spirit and the power of practice.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 17+
Serial killer mystery, but may be too disturbing for teens.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 10+
Movie tie-in is a fighting game with moderate violence.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2010)
age 8+
Mini-games with cast of TV show are fun, but disjointed.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 8+
LEARNING
Great girl-power messages, lots of variety and fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 9+
Good strategic battle game with tacked-on photo gimmick.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 7+
Collect & battle game uses a pedometer to get kids walking.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 7+
Very similar to the original, but still a great pet sim.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 9+
Fun, stylish, and a bit too spooky for little ones.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 7+
Racer with cartoon violence that is egged on and encouraged.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 8+
Lesser-known sports showcased with multicultural players.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 6+
Clothing design with a tad too much girly-girlness.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 8+
A match-three puzzler with a pleasant environmental theme.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 13+
Courtroom drama shows blood at crime scene in snapshots.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 11+
Mysteries combined with easy puzzles, but with tween themes.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Simple but charming game for girls lets them play reporter.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)

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