Game Reviews

age 10+
 
LEARNING
Pocket sized bots pack a powerful, and personal, punch.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Clever nonviolent puzzle crossover is fun, smart play.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Gardening sim is cute but doesn't dig deep enough.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Fun puzzler with challenging conundrums, super role models.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun little photography adventure may motivate chore-doing.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
The birds are back with puzzle game spin-off for TVs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
csm_game
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Fast-paced addition to classic hedgehog hero franchise.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Gameplay and characters kids love with some new twists.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Kids don thinking caps to play and create puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Brain training game purports to help your working memory.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun, cheap puzzle game promotes logic and puzzle creation.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
"Brain-training" mini-games cover math, reasoning, logic.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2012)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Cute, open-ended farming series adds more customization.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
csm_game
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Mini-games based on collectible toys are marketing ploys.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Superb puzzler is a smart treat for kids and their parents.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
The focus is on looks, but business strategy makes the game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Revived version of classic amusement park sim is still fun.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Adventure game is a good adaptation of the movie.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
1,200+ puzzle collection offers variety and challenge.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
csm_game
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Enjoyable role-playing game encourages the use of strategy.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)

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