Game Reviews

age 10+
 
LEARNING
Surreal, unforgiving platfomer may frustrate young players.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Magical "old school" adventure has heady puzzles and combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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age 6+
 
LEARNING
Girl-focused Lego game filled with fun, safe activities.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Play along as Doc entertains and heals her toy friends.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2013)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Simple horse sim good for younger fans.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Short, cliched movie tie-in rips off Fruit Ninja gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Fun side-scrolling adventure captures spirit of TV show.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Become the monster to battle and explore in dungeon crawler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Excellent strategy RPG skews older because characters die.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Clever cartoon platformer has some tedious elements.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
csm_game
age 9+
 
LEARNING
TV-based action game with puzzles, some fantasy battles.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Quirky, fun Mario adventure is filled with clever concepts.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Cute, open-ended farming series adds more customization.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Cute mini-games collection showcasing monsters' pets.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Movie-based platformer misses opportunity to be great.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Great first video game adventure for young princess lovers.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, Mac
(2012)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Collection of mental challenges is hard but rewarding.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)