Game Reviews

age 8+
LEARNING
Mild combat, standard good-vs.-evil clash in fun adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
csm_game
age 12+
LEARNING
Rhythm game with some iffy lyrics fosters interest in music.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
LEARNING
Music game struggles on high notes with depth, complexity.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun creative puzzler almost as good as original Vita game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
age 4+
LEARNING
Creative, unique building play limited by imprecise tools.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2015)
age 7+
LEARNING
Excellent teaching tool for aspiring artists.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun platformer teaches the importance of rhythm.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 7+
LEARNING
Pokemon drawing app teaches techniques; great instruction.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 8+
LEARNING
Become a wizardly conductor in music game; some iffy lyrics.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Updated game doesn't add much but still gets you moving.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 12+
LEARNING
Fun rhythm game with great music and a bit of mild violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 6+
LEARNING
Charming, melodic, and genre-bending game for kids, adults.
Platforms: Facebook, PlayStation Vita, Windows, iPhone, iPod
(2014)
age 7+
LEARNING
Engaging platformer emphasizes creativity and adventure.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2014)
csm_game
age 14+
LEARNING
Defeat enemies with your newly learned programming skills.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 10+
LEARNING
Mediocre, overpriced collection of minigames for Xbox One.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun collection of games designed to keep you fit.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun little photography adventure may motivate chore-doing.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 8+
LEARNING
Short, tedious party game designed to promote Barbie dolls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2013)
age 13+
LEARNING
Play the role of a news producer in ESPN-like broadcast sim.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Amazing, creative adventure melds real and virtual worlds.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2013)

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