Top Kidsfreesouls Choice: Games for Kids 2011-2012
NANCY DREW : Trail of the Twister
Trail of the Twister is a single player point-and-click adventure for play on either the PC or Mac computer platforms. Based on the Nancy Drew novel, The Mystery of Tornado Alley, the game tasks the player to solve the mystery behind a string of accidents surrounding a $100 million competition involving tornado storm tracking.
The game features classic Nancy Drew investigative gameplay, multiple non-player characters and a wealth in-game items to interact with, meteorological tools and theory, puzzle-solving gameplay and varying difficulty levels. Like other games in the popular Nancy Drew series, Nancy Drew: Trail of the Twister is a single player mystery adventure game with additional puzzle-solving elements and the ability to read case files, save clues and items found, etc.
CLUB PENQUIN – Game Day !
Play in the first ever Club Penguin island-wide Game Day challenge only on the Nintendo Wii. Create your own penguin, join a team and compete against other penguin teams in Dance Off!, Puffle Paddle, Sumo Smash, Fast Freeze and more. Compete to see who is the best team once and for all!
JUST DANCE KIDS 2
The coolest dance experience for kids is back! Just Dance Kids 2 on Wii™ is back with 40 fun and crazy dance routines designed especially for kids, featuring the songs they love! Includes covers of today’s hottest hits for older kids, like “Love Me,” “Whip My Hair,” and “Just The Way You Are.” Also included are popular songs from kids’ favorite TV shows and movies, such as “Despicable Me,” and “The Robot Song” from Yo Gabba Gabba. Plus, Just Dance Kids 2 includes mixes of classic kids songs like “Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes” and “The Hokey Pokey” for younger kids to enjoy. With simple controls and a variety of different kid-friendly modes, Just Dance Kids 2 keeps kids dancing all day long, and keeps Moms happy by engaging kids in active play and exercise (in disguise!). Just Dance Kids 2 gets kids of all ages up and dancing with colorful graphics, super-fun dance moves, and kid-friendly gameplay for up to 4 players!
Inspired by the upcoming Disney•Pixar animated film, Cars 2: The Video Game lets players jump into the Cars 2 universe with some of their favorite Cars personalities in exotic locations around the globe. Play as Mater, Lightning McQueen, and other brand new characters as players train to become world-class spies in the international training center – C.H.R.O.M.E. (Command Headquarters for Recon Operations and Motorized Espionage). Take on dangerous missions, compete to become the fastest racecar in the world, or use spy skills in exciting, action-packed combat racing and battle arenas. Players can race against friends and family in either single or multiplayer modes with up to four players to unlock challenging new tracks, characters, events and thrilling spy missions.
TOY STORY 3
The creators of the beloved “Toy Story” films re-open the toy box and bring movie goers back to the delightful world of our favorite gang of toy characters in “Toy Story 3”. As Andy prepares to depart for college, Buzz, Woody and the rest of his loyal toys are troubled about their uncertain future. Directed by Lee Unkrich (co-director of “Toy Story 2” and “Finding Nemo”), “Toy Story 3” is a comical new adventure in Disney Digital 3D that lands the toys in a room full of untamed tots who can’t wait to get their sticky little fingers on these “new” toys. It’s pandemonium as they try to stay together, ensuring “no toy gets left behind.” Pixar veteran Darla K. Anderson (“Cars” and “Monsters, Inc.”) produces, while Michael Arndt, Academy Award-winning screenwriter of “Little Miss Sunshine,” brings his unique talents and comedic sensibilities. In the Toy Story 3: The Video Game help Buzz, Woody and the rest of the Toys ensure no toy gets left behind. Dive into to all new heroic adventures in Story Mode or let your imagination run wild in the exiting new open world of Toy Box Mode! Come and play to infinity…and beyond.
On Nintendo WII Platform and PC, Explore a whole new world with MySims—it’s your world to transform! Move to a town that has been struggling lately. With a little creativity and some help from the locals, you can make this place thrive. Improve the town to attract new characters, from the Italian Chef and Florist to the Kickboxing Instructor and DJ. Discover what the residents want and need so that you can help them enjoy life in their town. Design a hot tub or a jukebox from scratch, build homes and businesses from the roof to the front door. Uncover special decorations and patterns as you explore the growing town. From the furniture and objects to the buildings to the town as a whole, each of your creations is unique. In MySims, what you make … makes all the difference! Nintendo DS Feature: A Whole World to Explore—Move to a resort town and discover areas like the mountain, forest, port, entertainment district, and more. Unlock more of the world as new characters visit and move in. You can also create your own original patterns to make inspired clothing and furniture items
HARDY BOYS: THE HIDDEN THEFT
Available on PC and Nintendo WII, In The Hardy Boys: The Hidden Theft, the vault of the Spencer Mansion is robbed, and the Bayport Police call on the Hardy Boys to help tie up some loose ends, but they soon find themselves in the middle of a major criminal investigation that takes them on an adventure all over Bayport, and even into New York City. But the pieces don’t add up, and Frank and Joe find themselves embroiled in a drama of sinister proportions. Is the recent theft linked to something from the past? Can Frank and Joe find and decipher the clues in time to prevent another crime from happening?