Game Reviews

Happy Action Theater Game Poster Image
age 6+
Hodgepodge of physical Kinect games makes families giggle.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
DuckTales Remastered Game Poster Image
age 6+
Platforming treasure adventure has fun but repetitive play.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
Phineas and Ferb: Day of Doofenshmirtz Game Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, affordable adventure has some technical glitches.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2015)
Madagascar 3: The Video Game Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Simple platform puzzler lets kids play with animal stars.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
Angry Birds Trilogy Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Puzzle compilation for consoles is fun but too pricey.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
The Smurfs 2 Game Poster Image
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age 7+
LEARNING
Cute cartoon side-scroller, but only for young fans.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
Color Guardians Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Novelty, interest wane quickly in colorful arcade game.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
Ninja Senki DX Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Challenging retro action with mild violence, short levels.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2016)
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)
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)
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Game Poster Image
age 8+
Simple dancing game features fun, cute chipmunk songs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2011)
The Splatters Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun physics-based puzzler about flinging blobs of paint.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
Ice Age: Continental Drift: Arctic Games Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Amusing collection of mini-games for two-player fun.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2012)
LittleBigPlanet - PS Vita Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Wildly creative game lets kids stretch their imagination.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
Skylanders: Swap Force Game Poster Image
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)
Angry Birds Star Wars Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
The birds are back with puzzle game spin-off for TVs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Skylanders: Trap Team Game Poster Image
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)
Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Become a wizardly conductor in music game; some iffy lyrics.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
LEGO Ninjago: Nindroids Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEGO-branded portable adventure focuses mostly on combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
Hohokum Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Beautifully odd puzzle journey requires patience, tenacity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)

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