Game Reviews

age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun, commercialized movie game takes kids on dino adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 18+
 
Adventure based on show is repetitive, frustrating.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 8+
 
Monster match game is free-to-play but repetitive.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Zombie-themed StreetPass game has cartoon bones and blood.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 10+
 
Lego's ninja franchise spun into clever hand-held adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
age 10+
 
An exceptionally fun, challenging, and charming game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 13+
 
Exceptionally fun, deep action-adventure promotes teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 8+
 
This pineapple-under-the-sea adventure's a bit stale.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360
(2015)
age 10+
 
Frenetic, funny, but often confusing action-puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 10+
 
Violent superhero brawler quickly gets repetitive, boring.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Awesome toy-driven adventure lets you turn villains good.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 13+
 
Lackluster action game has blatant movie-marketing ties.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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age 10+
 
Vintage-style adventure digs up the right dose of nostalgia.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
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age 12+
 
One of gaming's all-time greats gets a fresh coat of paint.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, Xbox One
(2014)
age 10+
 
Simple collection of fantasy mini-games based on the film.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
age 10+
 
Clunky action game does disservice to Marvel's wall-crawler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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age 10+
 
LEARNING
Super fun, creative Tolkien/Lego mashup promotes teamwork.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Innocuous, moderately fun platformer stars Mario’s dino bud.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun little photography adventure may motivate chore-doing.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Entry-level platformer should please young fans of the film.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)

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