Game Reviews

WaterLife: Where Rivers Meet the Sea Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun game with strong heroine delivers an eco message.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
PixelJunk Eden Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Clever but challenging game is a treat for players' senses.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2008)
Soulcalibur IV Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Polished sequel with thrilling one-on-one duels.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2008)
SNK Arcade Classics: Vol. 1 Game Poster Image
age 12+
Remake of classic arcades with stylized violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
King of Clubs Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Mini-golf game's mechanics are sub-par.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
Garfield's Fun Fest Game Poster Image
age 7+
Very short, uninspired side-scrolling platformer.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
MLB Power Pros 2008 Game Poster Image
age 7+
The cheap graphics belie a deep baseball game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2008)
Didj Nicktoons Android Invasion Game Poster Image
age 7+
Nicktoons + arithmetic = big fun!
Platforms: Didj
(2008)
Final Fantasy IV Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Remake of classic RPG, with complex adult themes.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
Space Chimps Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Movie-based chimp romp with competent puzzle play.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2
(2008)
We Love Golf! Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Wii golf game's convoluted swing creates duffer.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
NCAA Football 09 Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Solid yet disappointing sequel to football series.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2008)
Bob the Builder: Can-Do Zoo Game Poster Image
age 3+
Help zoo animals in educational downloadable game.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2008)
Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution Game Poster Image
age 10+
PC strategy game gets retooled for console gaming.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo DS
(2008)
Wonder World Amusement Park Game Poster Image
age 6+
It's hot summer fun that needs sprucing up.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
Beijing 2008 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
A surprisingly deep (and hard) track & field game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2008)
Paws & Claws: Pet Vet Australian Adventures Game Poster Image
age 7+
A fun but repetitive outback veterinary sim.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
Etch A Sketch Game Poster Image
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age 8+
A fun and refreshingly different puzzle game.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2008)
Nancy Drew: The Phantom of Venice Game Poster Image
age 10+
Great mystery about going undercover in Italy.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
WALL-E (Leapster Version) Game Poster Image
age 4+
For young kids -- lots easier than console game.
Platforms: Leapster
(2008)

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