Game Reviews

age 10+
LEARNING
Train dragons, learn science in top-notch MMO for kids.
Platforms: Facebook, Google+, Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2013)
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age 13+
LEARNING
Collaborative drawing tool helps distant families play.
Platforms: Google+
(2012)
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age 8+
Creative game with a great empowerment message.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
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age 4+
LEARNING
Math-based adventures well-suited to preschoolers.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
age 3+
LEARNING
Good pet sim with lots of Nick characters.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
age 8+
Frustrating racing game with no tutorial or help.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
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age 13+
LEARNING
Social network "match-3" puzzler fun with or without paying.
Platforms: Facebook, Google+
(2011)
age 8+
New twist on sidescrolling action games with easy controls.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
age 13+
Fave app morphs well into social networking game.
Platforms: Google+
(2011)
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age 13+
LEARNING
Strategy shooter game takes aim at cute cartoon animals.
Platforms: Google+
(2011)
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age 13+
LEARNING
Cute monster-themed farming game on Google+ is a bit slow.
Platforms: Google+
(2011)
age 8+
Kids may get frustrated by tough, unforgiving gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
age 3+
LEARNING
Health and fitness are the focus in this cute, active game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
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)
age 9+
Decent real-time strategy, different from most LEGO games.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
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age 6+
Kids who love popular collectible toy will love this game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
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age 6+
New-age fantasy story with puzzles; best for younger gamers.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2011)
age 5+
Sweet, fun party-planning game based on popular books.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
age 8+
The ammo is candy, but there's a whole lot of shooting.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
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age 7+
Uninteresting pet sim reinforces gender stereotypes.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)

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