Game Reviews

Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 Game Poster Image
age 18+
A fascinating, but dark mature RPG full of horror & sadness.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2008)
Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories Game Poster Image
age 11+
Engaging RPG remake with charming Disney characters.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2008)
Sonic: Unleashed Game Poster Image
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age 10+
The speedy blue hedgehog grows some claws.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2008)
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Make the Grade Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun trivia game with multiple subjects, questions, modes.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
NCAA Basketball 09 Game Poster Image
age 10+
College hoops franchise could use a little schooling.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2
(2008)
Need for Speed: Undercover Game Poster Image
age 13+
Risky street racing hampered by jittery graphics.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
Bolt Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Movie game has good graphics, lots of mild combat.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2
(2008)
Tomb Raider Underworld Game Poster Image
age 13+
Platformer spoils gorgeous visuals with lackluster action.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
PopStar Guitar Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Weak addition to the library of music-based games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2008)
Shaun White Snowboarding Game Poster Image
age 12+
Entertaining snowboarding game with good replayablity.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Windows, Mac, PlayStation 2
(2008)
Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe Game Poster Image
age 15+
Good fighting game more or less lives up to the hype.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 2
(2008)
World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Game Poster Image
age 16+
Expansion lets long-time WOW enthusiasts explore dark side.
Platforms: Windows, Mac, PlayStation 2
(2008)
Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Very deep and detailed soccer title.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
Hasbro Family Game Night Game Poster Image
age 7+
Classic board games and variations transfer well.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2008)
Call of Duty: World at War Game Poster Image
age 18+
Intense first-person shooter captures brutality of WWII.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
Pokemon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Game Poster Image
age 7+
Still catching Pokemon, just this time to solve puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Nintendo 64
(2008)
WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2009 Game Poster Image
age 13+
Robust wrestling simulation with clever new features.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2
(2008)
History Channel Civil War: Secret Missions Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Captivating recreation of Civil War has tempered violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
Goosebumps HorrorLand Game Poster Image
age 10+
Subpar controls and repetitive game play mar spooky game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2
(2008)
Ultimate I Spy Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Visual puzzles are harder in Wii 3-D.
Platforms: Windows, Mac, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube
(2008)

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