Game Reviews

age 12+
 
LEARNING
Superb puzzler is a smart treat for kids and their parents.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
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age 6+
 
LEARNING
Girl-focused Lego game filled with fun, safe activities.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Fun puzzler with challenging conundrums, super role models.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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age 10+
 
LEARNING
Original, accessible, fun RPG stars lots of strong females.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun life simulator lets kids experiment with careers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Violent, beautiful Native tale with young, strong heroine.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Not a nosedive, but this game still stalls over mediocrity.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
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age 10+
 
Maddeningly difficult adventure with strong role models.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
age 14+
 
Fun multiplayer adventure fuses action, puzzles, combat.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
age 14+
 
Horror adventure with strong heroine but lackluster puzzles.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
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age 6+
 
Charming fantasy platformer is more fun with a friend.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)