Game Reviews

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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The Smurfs 2 Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Cute cartoon side-scroller, but only for young fans.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
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The Path of Motus Game Poster Image
age 8+
Adventure tackles bullying with positivity and mild combat.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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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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Marie Antoinette & The Independence War Game Poster Image
age 8+
Historical game lets kids play with famous leaders.
Platforms: 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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Disney Planes Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Not a nosedive, but this game still stalls over mediocrity.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
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Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Game Poster Image
age 8+
Cute, accessible home-design sim in popular series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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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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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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Mission US: For Crown or Colony? Game Poster Image
age 10+
First-person history adventure asks kids to choose sides.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
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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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Gurumin: A Monstrous Adventure Game Poster Image
age 10+
Well-tuned adventure has charming characters and fun combat.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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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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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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The Hunger Games Adventures Game Poster Image
age 13+
Movie/book spin-off emphasizes survival and building.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
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Warsaw Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Emotional take on one of WWII's biggest losses.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
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Dynasty Warriors 8 Game Poster Image
age 14+
Action-packed tactical sequel for fans of sword fighting.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Total War: Rome II Game Poster Image
age 14+
Compelling war strategy game combines brains with brawn.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
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The Sims 3: 70s, 80s, & 90s Stuff Game Poster Image
age 15+
Let your Sims relive earlier eras with this decent add-on.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
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