Game Reviews

age 9+
 
Great dance and singing game for any fan of the pop group.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Musical variety, but questionable controls make a mixed bag.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 7+
 
Mediocre racing game features Shrek, Donkey, and friends.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 13+
 
Police-dodging street racing game sends the wrong message.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2011)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Great multiplayer platforming romp with slapstick violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 8+
 
Art program uses tablet controller but has learning curve.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Darker story is lightened by humor and fun exploration.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 5+
 
Dance with Dora & Diego for challenging fun and fitness.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
New version of classic board game adds a fun twist.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 6+
 
Movie-based game retells story, along with music and rhythm.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Bloody military shooter with disturbing cinematic moments.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 13+
 
Popular band teaches dance moves, has some strong lyrics.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360
(2011)
age 8+
 
Collection of summer camp mini-games uses Kinect to move.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 8+
 
Two video game adaptations of popular board game series.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 8+
 
Latest in board game-inspired series uses a game show feel.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
csm_game
age 9+
 
Get active by dancing to country music's greatest hits.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Kart racer is decent but encourages reckless driving.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Active gaming in a collection of fun fantasy settings.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 4+
 
Simple, fun coloring game uses special tablet.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Good multiplayer co-op has a surprising amount of violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2011)

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