Game Reviews

age 4+
 
LEARNING
Excellent pet simulator combines animal care and adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Charming, melodic, and genre-bending game for kids, adults.
Platforms: Facebook, PlayStation Vita, Windows, iPhone, iPod
(2014)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Highly physical game can be both fun and frustrating.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Sandbox-style game with open online play fosters creativity.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Average Olympics sim might get kids off the couch.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Amusing collection of mini-games for two-player fun.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2012)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun football sim gets facelift and expands ways to play.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Extraordinarily good soccer game with easy controls.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2012)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Wildly creative game lets kids stretch their imagination.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Excellent pro basketball sim now with 1992 Dream Team.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Quirky and entertaining racer filled with silly powerups.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Engaging sports sim celebrates golf history.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Milestone 25th Madden game drops the ball on innovation.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Excellent action romp tied to fun toy figures.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Not too different from last year, but a stellar soccer sim.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Stellar NBA basketball sim is slam-dunk family fun.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Amazing, creative adventure melds real and virtual worlds.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2013)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Family-friendly soccer simulation captures thrill of FIFA.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Awesome toy-driven adventure lets you turn villains good.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Family-friendly Madden packs defensive punch for this year.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)

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