Game Reviews

LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Roly Poly 2: Treasure Hunt Game Poster Image
age 5+
LEARNING
Simple and fun picnic prep reinforces math skills.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2012)
LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Brave Game Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Adventure game challenges your knowledge of flora and fauna.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2012)
Snail Bob 2 Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Clever cartoonish puzzle adventure perfect for families.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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)
Turbo: Super Stunt Squad Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun movie-based game filled with snail racing and tricks.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
Spider: Rite of the Shrouded Moon Game Poster Image
age 8+
Arachnid spins unconventional action with some repetition.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2015)
Pokemon X/Pokemon Y Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Gameplay and characters kids love with some new twists.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Epistory - Typing Chronicles Game Poster Image
age 8+
Colorful adventure will push typing skills to the limit.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Unravel Game Poster Image
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age 9+
LEARNING
Poetic platformer with themes of family, friends, aging.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Crush 3D Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Unusual puzzler cleverly uses perspective, but it's hard.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Botanicula Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Beautiful, imaginative adventure is a treat for eyes, ears.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Fast-paced action romp with cartoony violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2012)
Scribblenauts Unmasked - A DC Comics Adventure Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
Flyhunter Origins Game Poster Image
age 10+
Sidescrolling bug platformer oozes mild cartoonish violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2014)
The Bug Butcher Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Retro-style shooter versus space bugs is just too short.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Rayman Legends Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Delightful, frantic side-scroller with cartoony violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
Mech Mice Tactics Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Fun fantasy strategy game for kids is combat-heavy.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
Son of Nor Game Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Innovative puzzles, play limited by stale fights, glitches.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Plague Inc: Evolved Game Poster Image
age 12+
Spread a virus, kill the human race in this strategy game.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Midway Arcade Origins Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Travel back in time with collection of fun '80s games.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)

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