Game Reviews

age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun, commercialized movie game takes kids on dino adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Multiplayer-based shooter sprays paint, fun on battlefield.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
age 10+
 
Fun, puzzling astronaut adventure that's out of this world.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
age 8+
 
Fun, challenging side-scrolling fantasy adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 13+
 
Challenging puzzler tests players in clever robot adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Fun party game with mild violence promotes socialization.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Safe but mediocre puzzler maintains the series' status quo.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Solid puzzler hampered by sophmoric humor, bad controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
 
Cute but flawed cartoonish platforming adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
age 10+
 
Quirky, role-playing fun has mild violence, lots of laughs.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Sub-par Sonic game hits too many speed bumps.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
csm_game
age 9+
 
Family-friendly collection of classic Nintendo mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
age 6+
 
Cute puzzle-filled adventure for kids and kids at heart.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Mermaid math is cute and fun but not magical.
Platforms: LeapPad Ultra, LeapPad2, LeapsterGS
(2014)
age 11+
 
Cartoonishly violent brawler very deep and engaging.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
age 10+
 
Frenetic, funny, but often confusing action-puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 18+
 
Well-made but very violent game objectifies strong heroine.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Updated game doesn't add much but still gets you moving.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 10+
 
Karaoke game based on popular show fun but content-limited.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
age 8+
 
Pac-Man and his friends bite into a mediocre platformer.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)

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