Game Reviews

age 4+
LEARNING
Excellent pet simulator combines animal care and adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 5+
Furry, playful pets are cute, but game often feels tedious.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2011)
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age 5+
Throwback arcade puzzler with impressive scope.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
age 6+
Fun and accessible racing game for kids.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2
(2007)
age 6+
Movie-based game gets girls dancing (and shopping).
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2009)
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age 6+
Woody and Buzz host zany arcade shooting gallery minigames.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2009)
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age 6+
Innovative virtual pet game uses PS3 Move controller.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2010)
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age 6+
Fun but limited collection of party games.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2010)
age 6+
Middling PlayStation Move game promotes physical activity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2010)
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Rio
age 6+
Fun party game for young fans of the movie.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 6+
Dancing game sequel is great fun for younger kids.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, 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)
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age 6+
Move controller makes all the fun of a carnival feel real.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2011)
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age 6+
LEARNING
Modern update on classic puzzler is a fun, challenging test.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 6+
Casual baseball reboot is easy to play but stuck in past.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 6+
LEARNING
Charming, melodic, and genre-bending game for kids, adults.
Platforms: Facebook, PlayStation Vita, Windows, iPhone, iPod
(2014)
age 6+
Platforming treasure adventure has fun but repetitive play.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 6+
Fun, affordable adventure has some technical glitches.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2015)
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age 7+
Hang 10 with this fun, accessible surfing game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Game Boy Advance
(2007)
age 7+
NCAA b-baller's focus is more off-court than on.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2006)

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