Game Reviews

Disney Art Academy Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Art software teaches how to draw favorite Disney characters.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Bravely Second: End Layer Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Fun, mildly violent fantasy RPG with some mature themes.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Fire Emblem Fates Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Branching turn-based strategy game with moderate violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Mild combat, standard good-vs.-evil clash in fun adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Yo-Kai Watch Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Fun happy-"ghost"-lucky game helps kids deal with emotions.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Cute, accessible home-design sim in popular series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
LBX: Little Battlers eXperience Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Pocket-size bots pack a powerful, and personal, punch.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun, balanced puzzler with StreetPass features.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Xenoblade Chronicles 3D Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Role-play with some fantasy violence demands much time.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Code Name S.T.E.A.M. Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Unusual but fun turn-based strategy game with mild violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Moderately violent courtroom drama with positive role model.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
Pokemon Alpha Sapphire/Pokemon Omega Ruby Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Remake of fun all-ages RPG has some online safety concerns.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
VTech InnoTab Software - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Game Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Learning adventure has Turtles, math, vocab but no focus.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2014)
VTech InnoTab Software - Go! Go! Smart Wheels Game Poster Image
age 2+
LEARNING
Vehicle mini-games give letter, number learning a new spin.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2014)
Fantasy Life Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Fun life simulator lets kids experiment with careers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
FIFA 15 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Family-friendly soccer sim with advanced graphics, physics.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
VTech InnoTab Software - I Spy Adventure Game Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Rhyming seek-and-find clues create clever logic puzzles.
Platforms: InnoTab 2
(2014)
VTech InnoTab Software - Pixar Play Game Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Movie-based games amuse; light on learning content, fun.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2014)
Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Clever nonviolent puzzle crossover is fun, smart play.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
VTech InnoTab Software - Ultimate Spider-Man Game Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Superhero science-tech adventure really soars.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2014)

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