Game Reviews

age 10+
 
Lego's ninja franchise spun into clever hand-held adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
age 9+
 
Fun, engaging collection of retro Nintendo classics.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 11+
 
Terrific handheld transition for classic fighting game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Family-friendly soccer sim with advanced graphics, physics.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEGO-branded portable adventure focuses mostly on combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 7+
 
Family-friendly fantasy tees up fun with appealing mascots.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Simple, unimaginative action brawler extends the TV show.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Reasonably fun casual game based on Wipeout TV show.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Extraordinarily good soccer game with easy controls.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2012)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Harder to play than FIFA, but still great pitch competition.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2012)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Simple game for all ages is best played with others.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
age 7+
 
Compilation of sports mini-games is fun, accessible.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
csm_game
age 9+
 
Sports game's unique two-stylus control works well.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
age 8+
 
Fun, feature-rich 3D football game for gamers on the go.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
age 8+
 
Disappointing soccer simulator with so-so 3-D effects.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Latest Madden delivers the goods best on Xbox 360.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Xbox
(2007)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Not much new, but sure to be a big hit with kids.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Xbox
(2006)