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Ages: 5-up
For grades: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: movement, timing, temporal relations, gross motor
CTR Feb 17 New Release Entered 01/17/2017 , Modified 02/01/2017 by BL
Here's a new game genre for the Switch, called a "...
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Ages: 8-up
For grades: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: cooperative play, memory, logic, maps, spatial thinking
CTR Feb 17 New Release Entered 01/17/2017 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 02/01/2017
It's been two years since the first Splatoon, and this...
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Ages: 10-up
For grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: logic, maps, spatial relations, problem solving
CTR Feb 17 New Release Entered 01/14/2017 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 02/01/2017 by BL
Coming March 3, 2017 -- the same day as the Switch con...
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Ages: 7-up
For grades: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: logic, strategy
CTR Nov 16 New Release Entered 10/25/2016 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016
Here's a solid video game value, for homes or librarie...
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Ages: 8-14
For grades: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: sports, baseball
CTR May 16 New Release Entered 04/07/2016 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by SOM
According to the publisher, new 2016 features for The ...
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Ages: 10-up
For grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: video game history, logic
CTR Dec 15 New Release Entered 11/18/2015 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by SOM
The game features reproductions of the original six Me...
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Ages: 8-up
For grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: music, timing, fine motor coordination, logic, timing
CTR Jan 16 Feature Review Entered 10/26/2015 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016
Guitar Hero Live introduces a new guitar controller wi...
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Ages: 8-15
For grades: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S
Teaches: reading, logic, problem solving
Languages: English, UK English
Scaffolding: no scaffolding
CTR Dec 15 Feature Review Entered 10/06/2015 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by LD
Fun but expensive, Minecraft: Story Mode nicely mixes ...
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Ages: 7-up
For grades: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: spatial relations, logic
CTR Apr 16 New Release Entered 07/22/2015 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by SOM
Fun and fast, Paper Mario jumps out of a book, into th...
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Ages: 7-up
For grades: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: logic, problem solving
CTR Sep 15 New Release Entered 07/20/2015 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by LD
This clever two player co-op game lets you explore fab...
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Ages: 9-up
For grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: creativity, programming, coding, video game design
CTR Sep 15 Feature Review Entered 07/20/2015 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by LD
You've probably played Super Mario Bros. Now you can m...
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Ages: 7-up
For grades: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: sports, tennis, social play
CTR Aug 15 New Release Entered 07/20/2015 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by LD
This multiplayer game lets you play against friends an...
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Ages: 10-up
For grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: logic
CTR Dec 15 New Release Entered 07/20/2015 , Modified 11/02/2016 by SOM
Designed for 1 to 4 players, this edition of the class...
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Ages: 6-up
For grades: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: socialization, timing, logic, math
CTR May 15 New Release Entered 04/23/2015 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016
Designed for up to five players at once, this is the f...
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Ages: 10-up
For grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: logic, spatial relations
CTR Feb 15 New Release Entered 01/20/2015 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by LD
In this remastered and 3D enhanced version of the Nint...
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Ages: 6-up
For grades: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: a handheld game system
CTR Feb 15 New Release Entered 01/20/2015 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by LD
On the surface, the "new" 3DS XL" looks...
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Ages: 6-up
For grades: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: logic, co-op play
CTR Feb 15 Feature Review Entered 11/13/2014 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by LD
Does the world need another well designed two player L...
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Ages: 10-up
For grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: logic, trading, spatial relations
CTR Nov 14 Feature Review Entered 10/26/2014 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by LD
Animal Crossing meets Dragon Quest, in this well desig...
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Ages: 10-up
For grades: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: logic, creativity, timing, cooperative and competitive play, Nintendo ...
CTR Oct 14 Feature Review Entered 09/29/2014 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by LD
This first ever portable edition of Super Smash Bros. ...
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Ages: 12-up
For grades: 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: logic, problem solving
CTR Sep 14 New Release Entered 08/28/2014 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by LD
This is the sixth Professor Layton cartridge we've rev...
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Ages: 7-up
For grades: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: social play, logic, timing, fine motor skills
CTR Aug 14 New Release Entered 07/24/2014 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by LD
This edition of Super Smash Bros. features HD graphics...
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Ages: 7-up
For grades: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: logic, problem solving, spatial relations
CTR Aug 14 New Release Entered 07/22/2014 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by LD
Guide Kirby as he sets off on adventures in a hand-scu...
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Ages: 2-5
For grades: T, P, K
Teaches: reading, comprehension, creativity, English, French or Spanish
CTR Aug 14 Feature Review Entered 06/25/2014 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/19/2016 by LD
This is the fifth title in the useful Houghton Mifflin...
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Ages: 8-up
For grades: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: collaborative play, fine motor skills
CTR Jul 15 New Release Entered 06/12/2014 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by LD
Splatoon is a four-on-four multiplayer action game tha...
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Ages: 8-up
For grades: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: logic, co-op play, math, reasoning
CTR Mar 14 Feature Review Entered 02/28/2014 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by LD
We've always loved the work of TT games (the studio be...
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Ages: 6-up
For grades: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: social play, logic, timing
CTR New Release Entered 01/24/2014 by CH, Modified 11/02/2016 by LD
See also: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (Fall 2014). Th...
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Ages: 8-up
For grades: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: creativity, spatial realtions
CTR Dec 13 Feature Review Entered 12/02/2013 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by LD
From the creators of LittleBigPlanet, comes an innovat...
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Ages: 3-up
For grades: P, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: memory, creativity, fine motor, gross motor
CTR Dec 13 New Release Entered 11/19/2013 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by CH
How'd you like to go inside a game controller? This i...
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Ages: 6-up
For grades: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: physical fitness
CTR Jan 14 New Release Entered 11/13/2013 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by LD
Wii Fit U features many of the activities from Wii Fit...
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Ages: 4-up
For grades: P, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Teaches: gross motor movement, lower body coordination, dancing
CTR Dec 13 New Release Entered 10/21/2013 by CH, Modified 11/02/2016
The follow-up to Just Dance Kids 2 (CTR February 2012)...
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Ages: 6-up
For grades: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: logic, reading, problem solving
CTR Jul 13 Feature Review Entered 06/20/2013 by CC, Modified 11/02/2016 by LD
LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes returns for the Wii U, ...
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Ages: 6-up
For grades: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: racing, social play, strategy, logic, spatial relations, fine motor de...
CTR Jul 13 New Release Entered 06/17/2013 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by LD
Coming next year on the Wii U, Mario Kart 8 looks grea...
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Ages: 6-up
For grades: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: logic, spatial relations, problem solving
CTR Jul 13 New Release Entered 06/17/2013 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by LD
Billed as "the first multiplayer 3D Mario game fo...
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Ages: 6-up
For grades: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: logic, spacial relations
CTR Jul 13 New Release Entered 06/17/2013 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by LD
Donkey Kong meets the crisp, clear HD graphics on the ...
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Ages: 8-up
For grades: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: temporal relations, spatial relations, timing logic, maps
CTR Feb 14 Feature Review Entered 06/12/2013 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by LD
Sonic is fast and fun, in this co-op or competitive tw...
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Ages: 7-up
For grades: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: creativity, language, writing
CTR Feb 14 Feature Review Entered 06/12/2013 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by LD
You are Maxwell, in a DC Comics city such as Gotham Ci...
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Ages: 7-up
For grades: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: dancing, gross motor development
CTR Dec 13 Feature Review Entered 06/12/2013 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by LD
The newest edition of Just Dance mixes new moves with ...
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Ages: 5-up
For grades: P, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Teaches: spatial relations, logic
CTR Aug 13 Feature Review Entered 06/12/2013 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by LD
Fun, fast paced and easy to play, this one or two play...
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Ages: 5-up
For grades: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: logic, problem solving, social play
CTR Nov 13 Feature Review Entered 06/12/2013 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by LD
This party game (for 1-4 players) lets you compete usi...
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Ages: 8-up
For grades: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, S, Jr, Sr.
Teaches: logic, spatial reasoning
CTR Jan 14 New Release Entered 06/12/2013 by Warren Buckleitner, Modified 12/13/2016 by LD
Clear, HD graphics and new features come to the Wii U ...
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