Game Reviews

age 6+
 
LEARNING
This deep sea dive is teeming with fish and education.
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad2, Leapster Explorer, LeapsterGS
(2012)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Simple and fun picnic prep reinforces math skills.
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad2
(2012)
age 10+
 
Camera-based creature collection game with mild violence.
Platforms: PSP
(2011)
age 13+
 
Fighting game lets players act out Naruto anime battles.
Platforms: PSP
(2011)
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age 8+
 
Stellar hoops sim honors league's legends.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2011)
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age 8+
 
One of the best (and best-looking) sports simulations.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 2
(2011)
age 14+
 
Sci-fi role-playing game features anime and some violence.
Platforms: PSP
(2011)
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age 10+
 
Great pro football sim, now with concussion support.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(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 12+
 
Complex RPG with mild violence, mature themes.
Platforms: PSP
(2011)
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age 10+
 
Innovative rhythm game has mild violence, is very tough.
Platforms: PSP
(2011)
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age 12+
 
Join Hulk Hogan and others for simple, aggressive wrestling.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2011)
age 14+
 
Dense, intense combat RPG set in the Final Fantasy universe.
Platforms: PSP
(2011)
age 10+
 
Great fun, but more intense violence than most LEGO games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
age 9+
 
Good baseball sim improves over previous year's version.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2011)
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age 9+
 
Another stellar season for Sony pro baseball franchise.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PSP, PlayStation 2
(2011)
age 10+
 
Challenging stunt driving with lots of crunched cars.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 10+
 
Ideal for young King of Pop fans who enjoy dancing.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2010)
age 18+
 
Sex and graphic violence loom large in adults-only brawler.
Platforms: PSP
(2010)
age 11+
 
Cartoon violence galore, but no blood; for hardcore fans.
Platforms: PSP
(2010)

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