Game Reviews

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun, kid-friendly action game tied to major cultural icons.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2013)
The Amazing Spider-Man Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Web-slinging comic book adventure has some violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
WWE 12 Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Intense wrestling with body slams, kicks, and some blood.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Beloved series delivers cleverly crafted adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Game Poster Image
age 18+
LEARNING
Bloody military shooter with disturbing cinematic moments.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Skylanders Spyro's Adventure Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Toy figurines become characters in exciting action game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars Game Poster Image
age 10+
Great fun, but more intense violence than most LEGO games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
Disney Epic Mickey Game Poster Image
age 8+
Grand, imaginative, heartfelt adventure in dark 'toon world.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Donkey Kong Country Returns Game Poster Image
age 8+
Highly enjoyable new spin on a classic, now with co-op.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Call of Duty: Black Ops Game Poster Image
age 18+
Superb but violent shooter is definitely for adults only.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2010)
Nickelodeon Fit Game Poster Image
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age 4+
Great active-gaming collection, perfect for preschoolers.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
GoldenEye 007 Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Modern take on older Bond flick, as first-person shooter.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2010)
Kirby's Epic Yarn Game Poster Image
age 8+
Original and beautiful platformer is one of the year's best.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Just Dance 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Better than original, but lots of suggestive songs, moves.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Ben 10 Ultimate Alien: Cosmic Destruction Game Poster Image
age 9+
Frantic sci-fi brawling meets brainy strategy.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Madden NFL 11 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Popular football sim offers streamlined play and more.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2010)
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Magical adventure is fun, funny, and fantastic.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Toy Story 3 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Phenomenal game with action too intense for younger kids.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Windows, Mac
(2010)
Green Day: Rock Band Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fun but stagnant music game has songs with iffy lyrics.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Super Mario Galaxy 2 Game Poster Image
age 7+
Brilliant platformer a surefire hit for virtually all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)

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