Game Reviews

age 5+
LEARNING
Popular dance game with a Magic Kingdom twist -- for kids.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360
(2012)
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age 7+
LEARNING
Entertaining collection of activities gets kids moving.
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
Fun physics-based puzzler about flinging blobs of paint.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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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)
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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)
age 9+
LEARNING
Fun first-person puzzler combines physics with brainteasers.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
age 10+
LEARNING
Imaginative adventure game lets players build vehicles.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2008)
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age 10+
LEARNING
Innovative game creator is powerful but hard to learn.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Inventive and enjoyable spatial puzzler with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Creative Disney adventure lets kids build own games.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Reasonably fun casual game based on Wipeout TV show.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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)
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)
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)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Fantastic animal and business simulation, fun for all ages.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Great imaginative puzzles mixed with uneven platforming.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun, imaginative adventure promotes independent thinking.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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age 10+
LEARNING
Super fun, creative Tolkien/Lego mashup promotes teamwork.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Terrific game builder lets kids explore their imaginations.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)

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