Game Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Become a wizardly conductor in music game; some iffy lyrics.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Realistic racer encourages respect but doesn't innovate.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Terrific game builder lets kids explore their imaginations.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Super sequel soars in creativity, falls flat in adventure.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Creative, social racer lets kids learn from fun, risky ride.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Great imaginative puzzles mixed with uneven platforming.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Sci-fi-themed adventure more about exploration than combat.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Reasonably fun casual game based on Wipeout TV show.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Dance to today's and yesterday's songs for fun and fitness.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Hunger Games-like death match with mech shooters.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Western play set with pistols, axes, and a focus on combat.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Anthropomorphic cars tow, build, race, and fight each other.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Creative Disney adventure lets kids build own games.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Intriguing sci-fi game has sex, violence, and profanity.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Raucous co-op platformer with lots of cartoony death.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun football sim gets facelift and expands ways to play.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Offroad racing and bumper-busting fun with no consequences.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Exciting over-the-top antics combined with the ability to design your own tracks make this racing game a winner.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Innovative game creator is powerful but hard to learn.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Imaginative adventure game lets players build vehicles.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2008)