Game Reviews

age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun, kid-friendly action game tied to major cultural icons.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2013)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Web-slinging comic book adventure has some violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
csm_game
age 14+
 
Intense wrestling with body slams, kicks, and some blood.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Beloved series delivers cleverly crafted adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Bloody military shooter with disturbing cinematic moments.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 13+
 
Popular band teaches dance moves, has some strong lyrics.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360
(2011)
age 6+
 
Dancing game sequel is great fun for younger kids.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Toy figurines become characters in exciting action game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
age 10+
 
Great combat racing, but loads of gunfire and explosions.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
age 9+
 
Explore all four movies' worlds, with unique LEGO humor.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac
(2011)
age 10+
 
Great fun, but more intense violence than most LEGO games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
csm_game
age 4+
 
Great active-gaming collection, perfect for preschoolers.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 18+
 
Superb but violent shooter is definitely for adults only.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2010)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Modern take on older Bond flick, as first-person shooter.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2010)
age 8+
 
Original and beautiful platformer is one of the year's best.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 9+
 
Frantic sci-fi brawling meets brainy strategy.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Better than original, but lots of suggestive songs, moves.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 7+
 
All-around great collection of multiplayer mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Popular football sim offers streamlined play and more.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2010)
age 8+
 
Magical adventure is fun, funny, and fantastic.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2010)

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