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Beavis and Butthead in Weiner Take All May 11, 2009

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Popular Culture
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Beavis and Butthead in Weiner Take All

In the market for a pop culture, trash-talking trivia game, but you’re a little short on cash? Try Beavis and Butthead in Weiner Take All (MTV Interactive/Viacom New Media) (more…)

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3 Balloons: Alphabet, Numbers and Shapes May 4, 2009

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Kid’s Education

3 Balloons: Alphabet, Numbers and Shapes

3 Balloons: Alphabet, Numbers and Shapes (SWeDE – ages 3-6) is an entertaining title with a unique look. Actually, the colorful graphics reminded some parents (favorably, and with nostalgia) of The Yellow Submarine (more…)

 

Dozers, Loaders, and Excavators April 29, 2009

Games

Dozers, Loaders, and Excavators

Dozers, Loaders, and Excavators (Emerald – ages 3-12) sounds like it’s intended for the same audience as Kids on Site, but it won’t hold their attention for more than a minute (more…)

 

I Have No Mouth, And I Must Scream April 28, 2009

Adventure & Mystery

I Have No Mouth, And I Must Scream

Harlan Ellison’s short story I Have No Mouth, And I Must Scream is now a CD-ROM from Cyberdreams. You play one of five characters (or, ultimately, all of the five) who are captives of the super-computer AM, a metaphor for run-away technology and Satan all wrapped up into one (voiced, with glee, by Mr (more…)

 

New Zealand Birds and How to Photograph Them: a Multimedia Presentation April 24, 2009

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Science & Nature

New Zealand Birds and How to Photograph Them: A Multimedia Presentation

If you’re still pining for a bird guide, try New Zealand Birds and How to Photograph Them: A Multimedia Presentation (The Electric Book Co (more…)

 

Modern Art: A Visit to the Foundation of Marguerite and Aime Maeght March 17, 2009

Art

Modern Art: A Visit to the Foundation of Marguerite and Aime Maeght

Due to the vagaries of marketing you probably haven’t seen Modern Art: A Visit to the Foundation of Marguerite and Aime Maeght (Grolier Interactive/Matra Hachette Multimedia) (more…)

 

Kiyeko and the Lost Night March 14, 2009

Storybooks

Kiyeko and the Lost Night

Kiyeko and the Lost Night (UbiSoft – ages 4-10), which we first looked at in beta, is a beautifully illustrated interactive storybook about a magical adventure set in the Amazon rain forest (more…)