Game Reviews

age 6+
 
LEARNING
Mickey meets Animal Crossing in fun, gentle life-simulator.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Average augmented-reality gumshoe story with mild violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
age 17+
 
Smartly written adventure immersed in adult themes, content.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
age 4+
 
There's no hidden swan in this weak mini-game collection.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun, downloadable 3DS puzzler lets kids play with physics.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Clever cartoon platformer has some tedious elements.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Innovative and poetic game with an uplifting life message.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2012)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Average movie spin-off has mild but persistent violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2012)
age 7+
 
Mediocre racing game features Shrek, Donkey, and friends.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2011)