Game Reviews

csm_game
age 13+
Leisurely building sim with positive environmental message.
Platforms: Facebook
(2011)
age 7+
LEARNING
Highly physical game can be both fun and frustrating.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
age 6+
LEARNING
Battle the evil Dr. Doof with math, science, and technology.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2012)
age 10+
LEARNING
Ideal for fans of the TV show, packed with frenetic action.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
age 7+
LEARNING
Popular virtual world now on handheld; has good role models.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
age 13+
LEARNING
Travel back in time with collection of fun '80s games.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
csm_game
age 13+
Competitive multiplayer battle tests player skill, patience.
Platforms: Windows
(2012)
age 13+
LEARNING
Cross-platform brawler stars hodgepodge of game characters.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2012)
age 10+
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Fast-paced action romp with cartoony violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2012)
age 11+
LEARNING
Kids mimic fighting on Kinect; filled with fantasy violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
csm_game
age 7+
LEARNING
Entertaining collection of activities gets kids moving.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
csm_game
age 18+
LEARNING
Post-apocalyptic fighting game with violence and gore.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
age 18+
LEARNING
Fast pace, intense violence/gore take series on new course.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
csm_game
age 18+
LEARNING
Intriguing sci-fi game has sex, violence, and profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Disappointing collection of solo and multiplayer games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
age 6+
LEARNING
Robot platformer demystifies natural disasters.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2013)
csm_game
age 14+
LEARNING
Mediocre sci-fi shooter doesn't do much for the series.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
age 7+
LEARNING
Short, cliched movie tie-in rips off Fruit Ninja gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
age 13+
LEARNING
Hunger Games-like death match with mech shooters.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)

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