Game Reviews

age 11+
LEARNING
Earth's Mightiest Heroes assemble for fun action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
age 10+
Portable adventure suffers from repetition, camera glitches.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
age 8+
LEARNING
Mild combat, standard good-vs.-evil clash in fun adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
age 6+
Fun, gratifying Pokémon tale in new adventure setting.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 10+
Amusing but flawed short brawler for fans of the TV series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun happy-"ghost"-lucky game helps kids deal with emotions.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 8+
"Grand adventure" is very shy of grand; for fans only.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
Teamwork-based game has safe multiplayer, repetitive action.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 9+
Quirky platformer with mild violence won't be to all tastes.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 8+
LEARNING
Cute, accessible home-design sim in popular series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 16+
Overt focus on sexual content distracts frantic fight game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 10+
LEARNING
Music game struggles on high notes with depth, complexity.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 10+
LEARNING
Pocket-size bots pack a powerful, and personal, punch.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 13+
Expanded RPG remake encourages exploration, micromanagement.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun, commercialized movie game takes kids on dino adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun, balanced puzzler with StreetPass features.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 18+
Adventure based on show is repetitive, frustrating.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 13+
Surreal, fantasy RPG has strong story, bland combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 10+
Fun recreations of classic pinball games.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One, iPhone, iPod
(2015)
age 8+
Monster match game is free-to-play but repetitive.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)

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