Game Reviews

Editors' pick
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
This game offers a novel way of playing by controlling up to 10 characters at once.
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Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
The Muppets make exercising and learning about healthy lifestyles fun for preschoolers.
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Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fantastic, fun math game baked into a cooking sim.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
As kids learn how to build their own amusement park, they also learn how to play a simulation.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
With simple-to-use controls, these educational mini-games help reinforce reading and letter concepts for preschoolers.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
There's so much to count at the carnival -- and it's so much more fun to do it with Big Bird and Cookie Monster!
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Full of clever puzzles and brainteasers, plus a twisting plotline that provides a great mental challenge for kids.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
For kids with a yen for farming, this farm-sim lets you raise and sell crops, bail hay, and charm the neighbors.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Seek-and-find action is broken up by mini-games that test kids on pattern recognition and strategic planning.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
With everything from Alice in Wonderland to War and Peace, this program puts a library at your fingertips.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Instead of collecting and fighting monsters, players must become their friend -- and then have a blast racing with them.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Strategy is the name of the game in this tough but challenging puzzle game that'll keep your brain active.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Lightning-fast reflexes and strong nurturing skills are required in this fun hamster-racing (and raising) game.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
While the subject matter is rather stomach-churning, this serial-killer mystery is intriguing for older teens.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Based on a popular book, this game promotes a you-go-girl message through fun and wholesome activities for young girls.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
For kids who love -- really, really love -- ponies, this virtual pet sim is an outstanding game.
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Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
With over 1,000 word, number, math, and logic games in video-game format, there’s a brainy challenge here for everyone.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Editors' pick
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Basic-but-fun pet sim shows little ones the way to an animal's heart: through attention, patience, and love.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Editors' pick
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Pitch perfect and big fun, young gamers are drawn into wildly varying preparations for the big, elaborate holiday.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Editors' pick
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
An intriguing story (plus awesome superheroes) lends otherworldly action to this exciting game.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2009)

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