Game Reviews

age 10+
 
Dark themes handled with a light touch in this 6th game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac, PlayStation 2
(2009)
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age 15+
 
Mature life sim with more personality than ever.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac
(2009)
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Up
age 10+
 
Glitches keep this game from getting a hearty thumbs "Up."
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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age 6+
 
Highly commercial, poorly put together online car racing.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2009)
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age 10+
 
Beautiful MMORPG lets kids have fun safely.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2009)
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age 8+
 
Tween MMO lets kids play at "growing up" and chatting.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2009)
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age 10+
 
Friendly duels with freaky-looking customizable creatures.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2009)
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age 8+
 
Reality-based quests let kids contribute real-world help.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2009)
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age 13+
 
Online game teaches players the importance of clean energy.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2009)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Intriguing indie game combines music with puzzle-solving.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2009)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Online math game adjusts in difficulty as you play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2009)
age 13+
 
It could have been a great, but it doesn't seem finished.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows, Mac
(2009)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Innovative game combines physics puzzles and drawing.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2009)
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age 12+
 
LEARNING
Quality courtroom sim uses real cases to teach argument.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2009)
age 3+
 
A charming critter romp with 16 fun learning games.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2008)
age 12+
 
Entertaining snowboarding game with good replayablity.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Windows, Mac, PlayStation 2
(2008)
age 16+
 
Expansion lets long-time WOW enthusiasts explore dark side.
Platforms: Windows, Mac, PlayStation 2
(2008)
age 7+
 
Classic board games and variations transfer well.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2008)
age 10+
 
Nancy Drew spin-off retains the appeal of the main series.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2008)
age 7+
 
Still catching Pokemon, just this time to solve puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Nintendo 64
(2008)

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