Game Reviews

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age 4+
LEARNING
Math-based adventures well-suited to preschoolers.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
age 4+
LEARNING
Movie-based games amuse; light on learning content, fun.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2014)
age 4+
LEARNING
Superhero science-tech adventure really soars.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2014)
age 5+
LEARNING
Sewer mazes, Mouser traps make learning math fun.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2015)
age 6+
Learning games save Powerpuff Girls.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2004)
age 6+
Kids use their Spidey-sense to help Spider-Man.
Platforms: LeapPad Learning System
(2004)
age 6+
Seven fun activities to play with Spider-Man.
Platforms: Windows
(2005)
age 6+
LEARNING
Robot platformer demystifies natural disasters.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2013)
age 6+
LEARNING
Learning adventure has Turtles, math, vocab but no focus.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2014)
age 7+
Kids solve logic puzzles to help Batman and Robin.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2004)
age 7+
Good educational content lost in scary, violent imagery.
Platforms: Leapster 2, Leapster
(2010)
age 7+
LEARNING
Exciting-yet-educational games in safe, social world.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
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age 7+
LEARNING
Online world where kids become heroes by combating bullying.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
age 7+
Very active game makes great use of Kinect motion controls.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
age 7+
Use the uDraw tablet for wacky comic adventures.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 7+
LEARNING
Popular virtual world now on handheld; has good role models.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
age 7+
LEARNING
Engaging platformer emphasizes creativity and adventure.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2014)
age 8+
Batman needs help solving logic puzzles.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2003)
age 8+
Add-on for the FLY lets kids play as Batman.
Platforms: FLY Pentop Computer
(2006)
age 8+
A fun -- albeit predictable -- cartoon adventure.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)

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