Game Reviews

Hasbro Family Game Night Game Poster Image
age 7+
Classic board games and variations transfer well.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2008)
Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force Game Poster Image
age 7+
Fabulous portable game with secret agent theme.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2008)
Glory of Heracles Game Poster Image
age 10+
Traditional RPG features lots of mild fantasy combat.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
KORG DS-10 Plus Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Powerful, portable electronic music composition software.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
World Championship Games: A Track and Field Event Game Poster Image
age 7+
Track and field sim is kid-safe but rough around the edges.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Touch Mechanic Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Car mechanic sim with iffy role model, repetitive repairs.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Discovery Kids Puppy Playtime Game Poster Image
age 6+
Puppy simulation game to train your own rescue pet.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Discovery Kids Dolphin Discovery Game Poster Image
age 7+
Slow-paced dolphin training sim is light on fun.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
DSi Game Poster Image
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DSi
age 7+
Nintendo's new handheld is great IF parental controls used.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Art Style: Aquia Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Fast-paced DSiWare puzzler is safe for kids but challenging.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
WarioWare: Snapped! Game Poster Image
age 7+
Camera-based micro-game collection is fun but far too short.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Brain Age Express: Math Review Game Poster Image
age 9+
Train your brain, now with DSi camera support.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Bird & Beans Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Simple, cute casual game from Nintendo's DSiWare collection.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Professor Heinz Wolff's Gravity Game Poster Image
age 9+
Entertaining physics puzzler is easy enough for kids.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Gardening Mama Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Offshoot of Cooking Mama, with plants.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Dr. Mario Express Game Poster Image
age 8+
Classic Nintendo puzzler is a welcome addition to DSi shop.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Magician's Quest Mysterious Times Game Poster Image
age 10+
Real time used in wizard sim; shows consequences of gossip.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Art Style: Pictobits Game Poster Image
age 8+
Tetris-type puzzle game offers tricky challenges.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Up Game Poster Image
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Up
age 10+
Glitches keep this game from getting a hearty thumbs "Up."
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Naruto Shippuden Ninja Council 4 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Gorgeous action game, but troublesome controls mar play.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)

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