Game Reviews

csm_game
age 9+
 
Fun puzzle game has dark, slightly gory play.
Platforms: Windows, iPhone
(2015)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
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)
age 8+
 
Latest installment delivers dino battling, racing fun.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Early math game limited by age requirements, ads, lag.
Platforms: Facebook
(2015)
age 13+
 
Exceptionally fun, deep action-adventure promotes teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Mermaid math is cute and fun but not magical.
Platforms: LeapPad Ultra, LeapPad2, LeapsterGS
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Learning adventure has Turtles, math, vocab but no focus.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2014)
age 2+
 
LEARNING
Vehicle mini-games give letter, number learning a new spin.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun, team-oriented Lego brick battler has pressure to buy.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Rhyming seek-and-find clues create clever logic puzzles.
Platforms: InnoTab 2
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Infographic puzzler has off-the-charts challenges.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
csm_game
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Rich village simulation teaches core-standards math.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Spelling, word mysteries very fun, but fluffy plot.
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad Learning System, LeapPad Ultra, LeapPad2, Leapster Explorer, LeapsterGS
(2014)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Innocuous, moderately fun platformer stars Mario’s dino bud.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Big red dog's reading game light on activities.
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad Ultra, LeapPad2, LeapsterGS
(2014)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Feel-good flight training with real-world skills.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2013)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun, augmented-reality edutainment filled with cool facts.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Cuddly game teaches hygiene and health with stuffed friends.
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad Ultra, LeapPad2, LeapsterGS
(2013)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Play along as Doc entertains and heals her toy friends.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2013)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fossil focused science game leaves too much hidden.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)

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