Game Reviews

Lego Dimensions Midway Arcade Level Pack Game Poster Image
age 10+
Expansion is a retro trip in game history through Lego lens.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
Lego Jurassic World Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun, commercialized movie game takes kids on dino adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark Game Poster Image
age 13+
Lackluster action game has blatant movie-marketing ties.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Mario Kart 8 Game Poster Image
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age 6+
LEARNING
Fun family racer lets kids upload sweet moves to YouTube.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
The LEGO Movie Videogame Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun, imaginative adventure promotes independent thinking.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Scribblenauts Unmasked - A DC Comics Adventure Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
Hot Wheels World's Best Driver Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Imaginative driving game with something for all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
Disney Infinity: Cars Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Anthropomorphic cars tow, build, race, and fight each other.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
Disney Infinity Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Creative Disney adventure lets kids build own games.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
Fast & Furious: Showdown Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Buggy, unimaginative race game where you're a car thief.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
LEGO City Undercover Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Fun, imaginative, safe adventure set in a plastic world.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
Transformers Prime: The Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Ideal for fans of the TV show, packed with frenetic action.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
Generator Rex: Agent of Providence Game Poster Image
age 11+
Actioner based on cartoon has a good message, some violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, 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)
DiRT 2 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Thrilling offroad racer with plenty of depth, variety.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2009)
MySims Racing Game Poster Image
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age 7+
All-ages kart racer is fun on the Wii, better on the DS.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Speed Racer: The Video Game Game Poster Image
age 7+
A fun and surprisingly challenging all-ages racer
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2008)