Game Reviews

age 7+
 
Accessible yet deep (and attractive) golf game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2008)
age 7+
 
Charming baseball title that's easy to play.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
age 6+
 
Charming game about overcoming common kid fear.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
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age 8+
 
An excellent Madden game for players of all ages.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2
(2008)
age 12+
 
Remake of classic arcades with stylized violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
csm_game
age 7+
 
Mini-golf game's mechanics are sub-par.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
age 7+
 
The cheap graphics belie a deep baseball game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2008)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Movie-based chimp romp with competent puzzle play.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2
(2008)
csm_game
age 6+
 
Wii golf game's convoluted swing creates duffer.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
csm_game
age 9+
 
Solid yet disappointing sequel to football series.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2008)
age 6+
 
It's hot summer fun that needs sprucing up.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
age 4+
 
For young kids -- lots easier than console game.
Platforms: Leapster
(2008)
age 7+
 
Reading lessons that may be too violent for younger kids.
Platforms: Leapster, Leapster 2
(2008)
age 11+
 
A very good but not great music game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2008)
age 18+
 
Gory survival horror with subpar game mechanics.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
csm_game
age 6+
 
Fun but pricey collection of simple sport games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
csm_game
age 9+
 
Inventive gameplay too puzzling for younger kids.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
csm_game
age 9+
 
The most authentic (and hardest) tennis game yet
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2008)
age 6+
 
Too-violent kart-racer crashes and burns.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2008)
age 7+
 
This baseball sim hits a homerun, again.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)

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