Game Reviews

Metrico+ Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
Inventive, tough platformer breathes life into infographics.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Game Poster Image
age 12+
Action-adventure remake has mild combat, terrific puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
Stardew Valley Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Absorbing farm simulation is fun; some confusing segments.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Fat Princess Adventures Game Poster Image
age 13+
Un-PC violent action game has fun, accessible humor, play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival Game Poster Image
age 8+
Animal Crossing board game spin-off loses depth, fun factor.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
LeapFrog PAW Patrol Imagicard Learning Game Game Poster Image
age 3+
Popular pups teach math along with community responsibility.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2015)
LeapFrog LeapTV: Disney Frozen Arendelle's Winter Festival Game Poster Image
age 4+
More story, integrated math would keep this off thin ice.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2015)
LeapFrog LeapTV: Letter Factory Adventures Game Poster Image
age 3+
Fun and active introduction to letters can be repetitive.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2015)
Divide by Sheep Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
Fun puzzle game has dark, slightly gory play.
Platforms: Windows, iPhone
(2015)
Pillar Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Confusing puzzler based on personality types misses mark.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2015)
Westerado: Double Barreled Game Poster Image
age 16+
Great murder mystery with action-packed Old West twist.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Math Blaster Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
Early math game limited by age requirements, ads, lag.
Platforms: Facebook
(2015)
LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Disney The Little Mermaid Game Poster Image
age 4+
Mermaid math is cute and fun but not magical.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2014)
VTech InnoTab Software - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Game Poster Image
age 6+
Learning adventure has Turtles, math, vocab but no focus.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2014)
VTech InnoTab Software - Go! Go! Smart Wheels Game Poster Image
age 2+
Vehicle mini-games give letter, number learning a new spin.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2014)
Fantasy Life Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Fun life simulator lets kids experiment with careers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
VTech InnoTab Software - I Spy Adventure Game Poster Image
age 4+
Rhyming seek-and-find clues create clever logic puzzles.
Platforms: InnoTab 2
(2014)
Metrico Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Infographic puzzler has off-the-charts challenges.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
NumberShire Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 5+
Rich village simulation teaches core-standards math.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Barbie Malibu Mysteries Game Poster Image
age 4+
Spelling, word mysteries very fun, but fluffy plot.
Platforms: LeapFrog games, LeapPad Learning System
(2014)

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