Game Reviews

Cool School: Where Peace Rules Game Poster Image
age 5+
Charming game models conflict resolution for young kids.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
Lalaloopsy: Carnival of Friends Game Poster Image
age 5+
Colorful platformer featuring collectible doll characters.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
DuckTales Remastered Game Poster Image
age 6+
Platforming treasure adventure has fun but repetitive play.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
Petz Puppyz & Kittenz Game Poster Image
age 6+
Adopt a puppy and kitten together for twice the fun.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Ninja Senki DX Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Challenging retro action with mild violence, short levels.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2016)
A Bird Story Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Short but emotionally powerful story told without words.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
Gravity Ghost Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Beautiful puzzler explores life, death, and relationships.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Star Stable Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Girls can ride, care for horses; game missing many features.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
Pillar Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Confusing puzzler based on personality types misses mark.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2015)
A Boy and His Blob (2016) Game Poster Image
age 8+
Heartwarming tale of friendship, teamwork, and hugs.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Assault Android Cactus Game Poster Image
age 8+
Challenging arcade action has mild violence, difficult play.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
Costume Quest Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Trick-or-treat tale is tasty, mildly violent Halloween fun.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2010)
Costume Quest 2 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun Halloween sequel retreads mildly violent costumed play.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
Barbie Dreamhouse Party Game Poster Image
age 8+
Short, tedious party game designed to promote Barbie dolls.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
The Daring Game for Girls Game Poster Image
age 8+
Great girl-power messages, lots of variety and fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Disney Planes Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Not a nosedive, but this game still stalls over mediocrity.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
Marie Antoinette & The Independence War Game Poster Image
age 8+
Historical game lets kids play with famous leaders.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
Victorious: Hollywood Arts Debut Game Poster Image
age 8+
TV-based romp has positive role models and teen drama.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Undertale Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Satirical RPG endorses peaceful conflict resolution.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Citizens of Earth Game Poster Image
age 10+
Quirky, role-playing fun has mild violence, lots of laughs.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)

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