Game Reviews

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)
Kinect Rush: A Disney-Pixar Adventure Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Highly physical game can be both fun and frustrating.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(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)
Skylanders Giants Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Exciting action adventure with toys scanned into game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(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)
Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Pac-Man and his friends bite into a mediocre platformer.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
Costume Quest Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Trick-or-treat tale is tasty, mildly violent Halloween fun.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2010)
Costume Quest 2 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Fun Halloween sequel retreads mildly violent costumed play.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
SpongeBob HeroPants Game Poster Image
age 8+
This pineapple-under-the-sea adventure's a bit stale.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360
(2015)
The Peanuts Movie: Snoopy's Grand Adventure Game Poster Image
age 8+
"Grand adventure" is very shy of grand; for fans only.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
FEZ Game Poster Image
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FEZ
age 9+
LEARNING
Indie game wonder is a fountain of brain-stretching ideas.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
Ori and the Blind Forest Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Brilliant, beautiful platform adventure with a lovable hero.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn -- The Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
Simple movie game with likable hero, cartoonish violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2011)
SSX Game Poster Image
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SSX
age 10+
Extraordinarily fun, over-the-top snowboarding adventure.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
Brave: The Video Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Average movie spin-off has mild but persistent violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2012)
Spelunky Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Highly challenging platformer rewards dogged determination.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Simple, unimaginative action brawler extends the TV show.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)

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