Game Reviews

Scooby-Doo and the Spooky Swamp Game Poster Image
age 7+
Zoinks! Scary villains and more fighting than usual.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Professor Layton and the Unwound Future Game Poster Image
age 12+
More great brain-teasers, with a dark but exciting plot.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Batman: The Brave and the Bold Game Poster Image
age 9+
Fun -- and funny -- superhero action game keeps it light.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Camp Rock: The Final Jam Game Poster Image
age 8+
Nice variety in this combo camp sim and music game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Harvest Moon: Grand Bazaar Game Poster Image
age 9+
In-depth farm sim is great entry in popular series.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Ivy the Kiwi Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun retro platformer with beautiful storybook graphics.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Dora's Big Birthday Adventure Game Poster Image
age 4+
Variety and fun in perfect preschool adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore Game Poster Image
age 6+
Movie-based game has humor, puzzles, and some combat.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies Game Poster Image
age 10+
Accessible RPG with mild violence, safe multiplayer mode.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Despicable Me: The Game - Minion Mayhem Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun puzzler may be too challenging for younger fans.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Animal Color Cross Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fill-in-the-grid puzzler like Picross 3-D, but far simpler.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2010)
ThinkSmart Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Brain trainer game poses too much challenge for young kids.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
ThinkSmart Kids Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Entertaining and well-designed brain trainer for kids.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
The Last Airbender (DS) Game Poster Image
age 9+
More kid-friendly -- and better -- than the Wii version.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Dragon Ball Origins 2 Game Poster Image
age 13+
Game's storyline is more mature than the TV show's fans.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Puzzle Quest 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Puzzle-based RPG with no visual violence but scary plot.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Wipeout: The Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
TV-based game with slapstick violence, poor controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
I Spy Universe Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Space-themed hidden object puzzles, plus mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Toy Story 3 (DS) Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Less violent than the console games and heavy on strategy.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
100 Classic Books Game Poster Image
age 12+
The themes and content of these masterpieces vary greatly.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)

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