Game Reviews

Angry Birds Trilogy Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Puzzle compilation for consoles is fun but too pricey.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Disney Princess: My Fairytale Adventure Game Poster Image
age 5+
LEARNING
Great first video game adventure for young princess lovers.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, Mac
(2012)
Finding Nemo: Escape to the Big Blue Special Edition Game Poster Image
age 5+
LEARNING
Polished mini-game collection is good fun for younger kids.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
New Super Mario Bros. 2 Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Fun platformer rewards perseverance, offers good co-op play.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Disney characters star in fight-filled role-playing game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Planet Crashers Game Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
Enjoyable role-playing game encourages the use of strategy.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Myst (Nintendo 3DS) Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
While not new, Myst for Nintendo 3DS is fun, challenging.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Heroes of Ruin Game Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Solid dungeon crawler with a focus on fantasy fighting.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Rhythm Thief & The Emperor’s Treasure Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun, quirky, beat-based mini-games; some mild violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
The Amazing Spider-Man Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Web-slinging comic book adventure has some violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Vast world, fun superhero characters that finally talk!
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2012)
Sesame Street: Elmo's Musical Monsterpiece Game Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Making music with Elmo and Abby is educational and fun.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
Mario Tennis Open Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Simple game for all ages is best played with others.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Battleship (Wii, DS, 3DS) Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Less violent version of movie-based game uses strategy.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
Spirit Camera: The Cursed Memoir Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Augmented reality horror game fascinates but lacks depth.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Funky Barn 3D Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Silly farm sim with wacky machines and uncommon controls.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Horses 3D Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Fun sim game lets girls care for and train their own horse.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Kid Icarus: Uprising Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Frenetic action with constant but mild fantasy violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Crush 3D Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Unusual puzzler cleverly uses perspective, but it's hard.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Order Up!! Game Poster Image
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age 9+
LEARNING
Fun, accessible cooking sim teaches international dishes.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2012)

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