Game Reviews

LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Disney Doc McStuffins Game Poster Image
age 4+
Cuddly game teaches hygiene and health with stuffed friends.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2013)
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A Good Snowman Is Hard to Build Game Poster Image
age 5+
Challenging, fun puzzler also becomes repetitive.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: The Magic School Bus: Dinosaurs Game Poster Image
age 6+
Learn how to "be" a dinosaur on the Magic School Bus.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2013)
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Everything Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Ambitious game experience helps you relax, expand your mind.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2017)
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Mario Party: The Top 100 Game Poster Image
age 6+
Large mini-game collection doesn't quite party together.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2017)
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Fossil Fighters: Champions Game Poster Image
age 7+
Pokemon-ish sequel makes dinosaur-hunting less repetitive.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
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Kinect Party Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Entertaining collection of activities gets kids moving.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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Yoshi's New Island Game Poster Image
age 7+
Innocuous, moderately fun platformer stars Mario’s dino bud.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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Fluidity: Spin Cycle Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun, downloadable 3DS puzzler lets kids play with physics.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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Wonderbook: Walking with Dinosaurs Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun, augmented-reality edutainment filled with cool facts.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
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Costume Quest Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Trick-or-treat tale is tasty, mildly violent Halloween fun.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2010)
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Costume Quest 2 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun Halloween sequel retreads mildly violent costumed play.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
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Fossil Fighters Frontier Game Poster Image
age 8+
Latest installment delivers dino battling, racing fun.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun but repetitive collection of summer sports games.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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Scribblenauts Unmasked - A DC Comics Adventure Game Poster Image
age 10+
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
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Fossil Forensics Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fossil-based game spurs evolution conversations, questions.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Lego Minifigures Online Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, team-oriented Lego brick battler has pressure to buy.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Lego Jurassic World Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, commercialized movie game takes kids on dino adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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Pokémon Sun/Pokémon Moon Game Poster Image
age 10+
Latest "catch 'em all" games bring new features to series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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Robinson: The Journey Game Poster Image
age 10+
VR adventure is impressive but a bit short on gameplay.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2016)
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