Game Reviews

Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask Game Poster Image
age 12+
Superb puzzler is a smart treat for kids and their parents.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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New Super Mario Bros. U Game Poster Image
age 7+
Teamwork plays major role in another fun Mario platformer.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
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Nintendo Land Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun, family-friendly mini-games open the door to Wii U.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
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Harvest Moon 3D: A New Beginning Game Poster Image
age 9+
Cute, open-ended farming series adds more customization.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Game Poster Image
age 13+
Classic RPG bundle hasn’t aged a bit; great value for teens.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
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The Daring Game for Girls Game Poster Image
age 8+
Great girl-power messages, lots of variety and fun.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi, Nintendo Wii
(2010)
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Yo-Kai Watch Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun happy-"ghost"-lucky game helps kids deal with emotions.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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Rune Factory 4 Special Game Poster Image
age 13+
Farming and monster fighting combine for fantasy fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Game Poster Image
age 7+
The island life is idyllic in this latest adventure sim.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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Lego Dimensions Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Build an epic crossover story brick by (expensive) brick.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Game Poster Image
age 10+
Magical "old school" adventure has heady puzzles and combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Gold medal performance from two video game icons.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Horses 3D Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun sim game lets girls care for and train their own horse.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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Lalaloopsy: Carnival of Friends Game Poster Image
age 5+
Colorful platformer featuring collectible doll characters.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
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Animal Crossing: New Leaf Game Poster Image
age 8+
Cute town sim about friendship and spending virtual money.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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Wii Party U Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Lots of group fun encapsulated in 80+ mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
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Doki-Doki Universe Game Poster Image
age 10+
Learn what it means to be human in quirky adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
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The Sims 4 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Complex, realistic life simulator includes sexuality, death.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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A Bird Story Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Short but emotionally powerful story told without words.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Mario Party 10 Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Fun party game with mild violence promotes socialization.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
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