Game Reviews

Downwell Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Twitchy action game with mild violence, classic gameplay.
Platforms: Windows, iPhone
(2015)
Minecraft: Story Mode Game Poster Image
age 10+
Famous blocky adventure has a generic story to tell.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One, iPhone
(2015)
Spider: Rite of the Shrouded Moon Game Poster Image
age 8+
Arachnid spins unconventional action with some repetition.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2015)
Divide by Sheep Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun puzzle game has dark, slightly gory play.
Platforms: Windows, iPhone
(2015)
The Pinball Arcade Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun recreations of classic pinball games.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One, iPhone, iPod
(2015)
My Singing Monsters Game Poster Image
age 6+
Charming, melodic, and genre-bending game for kids, adults.
Platforms: Facebook, PlayStation Vita, Windows, iPhone, iPod
(2014)
Tropico 5 Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Dictator simulation imposes violence; lots of strategy.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, iPhone
(2014)
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Game Poster Image
age 10+
Compelling mix of popular online world and card gameplay.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2014)
WorldWide Telescope Game Poster Image
age 13+
Virtual planetarium takes kids on a tour of the universe.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2013)
School of Dragons Game Poster Image
age 10+
Train dragons, learn science in top-notch MMO for kids.
Platforms: Facebook, Google+, Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2013)
Megapolis Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Cross-platform building sim shines with real-world graphics.
Platforms: Facebook, iPhone
(2012)
Impulse Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Fine physics puzzler doesn't stand out in crowded genre.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone, iPod
(2012)
Moxie Girlz Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Creative game with a great empowerment message.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Team Umizoomi Game Poster Image
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age 4+
Math-based adventures well-suited to preschoolers.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Dora & Kai-Lan's Pet Shelter Game Poster Image
age 3+
Good pet sim with lots of Nick characters.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
BEN 10 Galactic Racing Game Poster Image
age 8+
Frustrating racing game with no tutorial or help.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
Kirby Mass Attack Game Poster Image
age 8+
New twist on sidescrolling action games with easy controls.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World Game Poster Image
age 8+
Kids may get frustrated by tough, unforgiving gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Sesame Street: Ready, Set, Grover! Game Poster Image
age 3+
Health and fitness are the focus in this cute, active game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi, Nintendo Wii
(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: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)

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