Game Reviews

Lalaloopsy: Carnival of Friends Game Poster Image
age 5+
LEARNING
Colorful platformer featuring collectible doll characters.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
Wii Party U Game Poster Image
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age 6+
LEARNING
Lots of group fun encapsulated in 80+ mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
Disney Magical World Game Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Mickey meets Animal Crossing in fun, gentle life-simulator.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
New Super Mario Bros. U Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Teamwork plays major role in another fun Mario platformer.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Become the monster to battle and explore in dungeon crawler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
A Bird Story Game Poster Image
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age 7+
LEARNING
Short but emotionally powerful story told without words.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
Mario Party 10 Game Poster Image
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age 7+
LEARNING
Fun party game with mild violence promotes socialization.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Fun, safe tennis game good for social play but lacks depth.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
The Daring Game for Girls Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Great girl-power messages, lots of variety and fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Horses 3D Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Fun sim game lets girls care for and train their own horse.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Nintendo Land Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Fun, family-friendly mini-games open the door to Wii U.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
Barbie Dreamhouse Party Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Short, tedious party game designed to promote Barbie dolls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2013)
LittleBigPlanet 3 Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Kids empowered to create own content in clever adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2014)
Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Cute, accessible home-design sim in popular series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Animal Crossing: New Leaf Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Cute town sim about friendship and spending virtual money.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Harvest Moon 3D: A New Beginning Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Cute, open-ended farming series adds more customization.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Disney Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Clever cartoon platformer has some tedious elements.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Rabbids Land Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Zany, cartoonish mini-games with some mild bathroom humor.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Magical "old school" adventure has heady puzzles and combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Doki-Doki Universe Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Learn what it means to be human in quirky adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)

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