Game Reviews

Nicktoons MLB Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Fun baseball mash-up somewhat hampered by control issues.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2011)
Madden NFL 12 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Great pro football sim, now with concussion support.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2011)
Jerry Rice and Nitus' Dog Football Game Poster Image
age 7+
Quirky but fun gridiron sim played with dogs and humans.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2011)
Sesame Street: Ready, Set, Grover! Game Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Health and fitness are the focus in this cute, active game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension Game Poster Image
age 9+
Colorful platformer game emphasizes friendship, teamwork.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Captain America: Super Soldier Game Poster Image
age 13+
Fun, action-packed superhero game complements movie release.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2011)
The Smurfs Dance Party Game Poster Image
age 7+
Cute Smurfs movie tie-in suffers from clumsy controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Just Dance Summer Party Game Poster Image
age 10+
Decent, very physical dance sim features popular artists.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Game Poster Image
age 13+
Dull shooter fails to capture the magic of Rowling's story.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
UFC Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System Game Poster Image
age 12+
Workout program encourages fitness while advertising UFC.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Mystery Case Files: The Malgrave Incident Game Poster Image
age 10+
Spooky-themed seek-and-find game good for patient players.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Cars 2: The Video Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
Great combat racing, but loads of gunfire and explosions.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
Gummy Bears Magical Medallion Game Poster Image
age 6+
Platformer game has neat aesthetic, little substance.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Wii Play: Motion Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Exciting showcase of wacky mini-games with one shooter game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Kung Fu Panda 2 (Wii) Game Poster Image
age 7+
Lots of fighting and iffy controls for uDraw movie tie-in.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Reader Rabbit Preschool Game Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Cute story and animation surround educational mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Reader Rabbit 1st Grade Game Poster Image
age 6+
Nice mix of animation, song, and solid educational gaming.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Reader Rabbit 2nd Grade Game Poster Image
age 7+
Fun learning adventure with challenging educational games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean Game Poster Image
age 9+
Explore all four movies' worlds, with unique LEGO humor.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac
(2011)
Virtua Tennis 4 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Decent tennis sim doesn't add much new to the series.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)

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