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traindragon

How To Train Your Dragon 2 (Official Storybook App)

Review Excerpt: This app contains an ebook, coloring activity, and two arcade-style games. The coloring book contains six pages that can be filled in or saved. The two games are:  ...
blek

Blek

Review Excerpt: Blek is a leveled puzzle game that starts with a simple challenge — to sketch an inch-worm-like line that loops its way across the screen while avoiding black ...
nutjob

Nut Job, The (The Official App for the Movie)

Review Excerpt: The Nut Job movie comes to an app, with four activities and a narrated page-by-page storybook. In the story, you join Surly the squirrel as he helps the squirrels get ...
petdoctor

Toca Pet Doctor

Review Excerpt: Ideal as a child’s first app, Toca Pet Doctor starts with a waiting room full of 15 critters, each with a problem. The worm is tangled into a knot, the cat has ...
dinorun

Walking With Dinosaurs: Dino Run

Review Excerpt: This “Temple Run” type of running game is very different than previous Walking With Dinosaurs apps. Features include a variety of levels that get progressively ...
zombies

Plants vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time

Review Excerpt: This classic strategy timing game has been infused with a new set of interactive play opportunities, zombie puns and in-app purchase options. If you’ve played ...
Superluigi

New Super Luigi U

Review Excerpt: This edition of Luigi U lets you take on 80 new courses set in the world of New Super Mario Bros. U. Each course contains a reduced time limit and a higher concentration ...
bugs2

Bugs and Buttons 2

Review Excerpt: This follow up to Bugs and Buttons (CTR February 2012), contains another well crafted set of 18 math and logic activities. If you liked the first edition, you’ll ...
rocky

Get Rocky Premium

Review Excerpt: This tilt-and-slide adventure game mixes an earth science agenda with a common video game play pattern. You help Digger the mole travel to the center of the Earth by ...
ironman

Ironman: Armored Avenger

Review Excerpt: This 29 screen interactive Marvel storybook features a mix of things to do and things to read. The good vs. evil story pulls kids in; and the narration by Comic Book ...
brave

Brave: Storybook Deluxe

Review Excerpt: This is a 36 screen interactive app adaptation of the now Academy Award winning movie. Each narrated page is sandwiched between nicely crafted animated transitions that ...
lego4

LEGO 4+

Review Excerpt: Build your own truck or helicopter of pre-combined LEGO parts, and then steer it over a maze-like side-scrolling scene to see how many points you can score. The more ...
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Foam Fighters Pacific

 Review excerpt: Foam Fighters Pacific is a set of three-inch styrofoam gliders that suction cup just under your iPhone’s outside camera with a special clip. Once the wings are ...
rush

Kinect Rush: A Disney Pixar Adventure

Review excerpt: This Pixar-themed collection of movement games contains five multi-level games; each game is based on a different set of movie characters. You start by entering a Pixar ...
monster

Feed the Monster

Review excerpt: The arcade-style games in this app are based on the online game available at ZiggityZoom.com. There are three play mechanics, plus a Monster Creator-where you can customize ...
kinect

Kinectimals (for iPad)

Review excerpt: With a look and feel that is nearly identical to the Kinect edition of the game, Kinectimals for iPad lets you pet, bathe and teach your large baby cats. The more you ...
power

Power Rangers Samurai

Review excerpt: This mashup from vintage 1980 cartoon super heroes combines actual footage from the Power Rangers TV show with a well designed fighting format for one or two players. ...
pac-man

Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions

Review excerpt: Back in the 1980s these six classic video games earned a lot of quarters. Today, all six come on a cartridge the size of a quarter. What’s more, they’re ...
frogger

Frogger 3D

Review excerpt: Those frogs can now jump right out of your 3DS screen, in this new edition of the classic arcade game. Content includes six worlds to hop through, including New York, ...
ballz

Beanie Ballz Bounce

Review excerpt: Beanie Baby lovers now have an app of their own, in the form of Beanie Ballz Bounce. Designed for the iOS smaller screens, the free app is a bit like Doodle Jump, only ...
drseussband

Dr. Seuss Band

Review excerpt: Transform your iPad into a zany Dr. Seuss horn, with eight buttons, arranged as a whole-tone. Content includes 10 songs, including the soundtrack from The Cat in the ...
zelda

Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

Review excerpt: This one player Zelda game turns your Wii into a flying, sword-fighting puzzle solving adventure, complete with problem solving opportunities and reading.  Note the ...
blast

Appfinity AppBlaster

Review excerpt: Dressed in bright orange and white colors (to make sure it doesn’t get confused with a real gun), this is a plastic gun that houses your camera-equipped iPod Touch, ...
weird

Weird Al Yankovic’s When I Grow Up

Review excerpt: Based on the printed book “When I Grow Up” by Al Yankovic with illustrations by Wes Hargis, this 18 screen book deals with the age-old question “what ...
lego

Lego Life of George

Review excerpt: Lego Life of George lets you test your pattern matching skills under the pressure of a stop watch, providing you have a camera equipped iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad 2, ...
kirby

Kirby Mass Attack

Review excerpt: In this one player game you navigate through the maze-like stages by learning a series of two-step swipes. For example, to get Kirby to float, you have to drag a star ...
move

PlayStation Move Heroes

Review excerpt: This one or two player game brings together four characters from Ratchet and Clank, Jak & Daxter, and Sly Cooper. They work together (you can choose who to play) ...
starwars

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II

This sequel to “StarWars: The Force Unleashed”  (2008) is a “hurriedly thought out excuse for you to plow through a bunch of Storm Troopers” according to Chris, our ...
hasbro

Hasbro Family Game Night 3

Review excerpt: This third of the Hasbro Family Game Night series contains five classic board games from Hasbro. There are both classic and remixed versions of The Game of Life, Clue, ...
bust

Bust-A-Move Universe

Review excerpt: In case you’ve never played Bust-A-Move, the goal is to aim and shoot little colored balls, one at a time, into an approaching mass. If you can hit the same color, ...
disney

Disney Channel All Star Party

Review excerpt: Designed exclusively for the Wii, this game features characters from seven Disney channel shows, including Camp Rock, Sonny With A Chance and Wizards of Waverly Place. ...
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Yogi Bear: The Video Game (DS)

Review excerpt: Based on the animated film, this game lets you take on the role of Yogi Bear in his efforts to save Jellystone Park from shutting down. The DS version is a traditional ...
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Disney/Pixar Cars Toon: Maters Tall Tales

Review excerpt: This is a collection of 30 multi-player (1-4 simultaneous) mini-games, exclusive to the Wii. You race to earn points by aiming a water gun at burning windows, dodging ...
djhero

DJ Hero 2

Review excerpt: The game mechanic is very similar to Guitar Hero, requiring timing, matching and beat awareness. Modes include Freestyle (mix, scratch and sample during set points), ...
wiiparty

Wii Party

Review excerpt: The game looks and feels a lot like past versions of Mario Party, and there’s a LOT of content, with 80 diverse activities found in 13 party game modes. In Animal ...
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Polar Plunge

Review excerpt: Polar Plunge is a simple sledding game adapted from the Webkinz.com web site. You can pick up to four routes that vary in difficulty, and then race down a slope. To ...
penguin

Club Penguin: Game Day!

Review excerpt: Club Penguin: Game Day is a  collection of 12 multiplayer minigames designed for the Wii that can optionally be integrated with the Club Penguin virtual world. So it ...
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Chuck E. Cheese’s Party Games

Review excerpt: This party game (for up to four players) for the Wii contains 18 activities inspired from Chuck E. Cheese pizza restaurants. To start, each player chooses from one of ...
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TonePad

Review excerpt: Available in both free and “Pro” ($.99) versions, TonePad lets you compose rhythmic simple songs by arranging dots (or notes) on a 16×16 grid. Like ...
toystory

Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story 3: The Video Game

Review Excerpt: In this game, you play as Buzz, Woody or Jessie as you run, ride and fly through scenes inspired by the film. For example, in one scene, you jump along the cars of a ...
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