Game Reviews

Just Dance: Disney Party Game Poster Image
age 5+
LEARNING
Popular dance game with a Magic Kingdom twist -- for kids.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360
(2012)
My Singing Monsters Game Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Charming, melodic, and genre-bending game for kids, adults.
Platforms: Facebook, PlayStation Vita, Windows, iPhone, iPod
(2014)
Kinect Party Game Poster Image
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age 7+
LEARNING
Entertaining collection of activities gets kids moving.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
The Splatters Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Fun physics-based puzzler about flinging blobs of paint.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
LittleBigPlanet - PS Vita Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Wildly creative game lets kids stretch their imagination.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
Tearaway Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Amazing, creative adventure melds real and virtual worlds.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2013)
Madden NFL 16 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
One of the better Madden offerings in years.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
FIFA 16 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Female soccer stars join fantastic yearly sports sim.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Minecraft Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Sandbox-style game with open online play fosters creativity.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2011)
Quantum Conundrum Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Fun first-person puzzler combines physics with brainteasers.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
Sound Shapes Game Poster Image
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age 9+
LEARNING
Fun indie combines music, platforming, and creativity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2012)
Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Imaginative adventure game lets players build vehicles.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2008)
Kodu Game Lab Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Innovative game creator is powerful but hard to learn.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
Portal 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Inventive and enjoyable spatial puzzler with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
LEGO Legends of Chima: Laval's Adventure Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Standard LEGO yarn with an equal mix of combat and puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita
(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)
Wipeout: Create & Crash Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Reasonably fun casual game based on Wipeout TV show.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Disney Infinity: The Lone Ranger Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Western play set with pistols, axes, and a focus on combat.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(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: Toy Story in Space Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Sci-fi-themed adventure more about exploration than combat.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)

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