Game Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Kids empowered to create own content in clever adventure.
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Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Pokemon drawing app teaches techniques; great instruction.
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Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Become a wizardly conductor in music game; some iffy lyrics.
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Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Realistic racer encourages respect but doesn't innovate.
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Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Creative vehicle builder a bit rough around the edges.
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Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Terrific game builder lets kids explore their imaginations.
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Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Super sequel soars in creativity, falls flat in adventure.
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Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Bloody co-op indie RPG is ambitious, raises tough questions.
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Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Puzzle series' Wii U debut delivers great mind-benders.
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Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Defeat enemies with your newly learned programming skills.
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Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Creative, social racer lets kids learn from fun, risky ride.
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Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Creative free-to-play brawler laced with in-game purchases.
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Platforms: Windows
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun collection of games designed to keep you fit.
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Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Average augmented-reality gumshoe story with mild violence.
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Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Great imaginative puzzles mixed with uneven platforming.
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Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun racer for players with a yen for speed and variety.
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Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Extremely violent and gory zombie game for mature players.
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Platforms: Xbox One
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This 3-D adventure is original, charming, and highly entertaining. It lets kids play in a virtual paper world and then reconstruct parts of it in the real world.
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Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun action/adventure for kids has lots of cartoon violence.
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Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This fun interactive game uses augmented reality to make dinosaurs come alive and appear to be roaming your living room.
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Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)

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