Game Reviews

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DSi
age 7+
 
Nintendo's new handheld is great IF parental controls used.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Car mechanic sim with iffy role model, repetitive repairs.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 7+
 
Fun movie-based action game has constant but mild violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 9+
 
Teen girls working-in-mall sim loaded with consumerism.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 10+
 
Loads of fighting with heroes but has funny, spoofy vibe.
Platforms: PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 8+
 
Shallow card/strategy game promotes the Bakugan brand.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 10+
 
Good TV adaptation with scary monsters, cartoony violence.
Platforms: PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
csm_game
age 11+
 
Internet-obsessed teens engage in questionable hijinks.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
csm_game
age 9+
 
Fast, fun action and lots of lowbrow bathroom humor.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Medical drama potentially too harrowing for younger kids.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 10+
 
Creative game uses DSi camera; potential for abuse is high.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 10+
 
Toy-based game has surprisingly inappropriate material.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 9+
 
Fun, stylish, and a bit too spooky for little ones.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 7+
 
Racer with cartoon violence that is egged on and encouraged.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 17+
 
Serial killer mystery, but may be too disturbing for teens.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Good strategy game with questionable use of alcohol.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 13+
 
Smart and funny teen soap opera with some mature scenarios.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 13+
 
Cattiness abounds in reality show sim.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 13+
 
Game's storyline is more mature than the TV show's fans.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 10+
 
TV-based game with slapstick violence, poor controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)

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