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Reviews About Old Software on CD-ROM from the 1990’s

Toy Story Activity Center May 25, 2009

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Games

Toy Story Activity Center

Toy Story Activity Center (Disney Interactive/Pixar – ages 5 & up) is also just like a hundred other games, but in this case most of the competition is also created by Disney, which has refined the coupling of barely-educational activities with marketable characters to an art form (remember the Lion King Activity Center?) (more…)

 

A Story About Me: In The Backyard February 18, 2009

Creativity Tools

A Story About Me: In The Backyard

In A Story About Me: In The Backyard (Philips Media – ages 3-8), kids get to star in their own interactive storybook. You can import your own photographs via a scanner, photo CD, or digital camera to create a truly personal adventure (more…)

 

Toy Story February 2, 2009

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Toy Story

The Toy Story CD-ROM (Disney Interactive/Pixar – ages 4-9) is every bit as astounding, technically, as the movie which provided inspiration; this is glitz elevated to art. In terms of heart, however, the interactive storybook is a bit lacking (more…)

 

Ted Williams: The Legend’s Own Story January 20, 2009

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Sports

Ted Williams: The Legend’s Own Story

Ted Williams: The Legend’s Own Story (Global Electronic Publishing Co., Inc.) is part autobiography, part instruction (it includes Williams’ The Science of Hitting) (more…)

 

Toy Story CD-ROM Game January 4, 2009

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Games

Toy Story CD-ROM Game

TheToy Story Interactive Storybook (Disney Interactive/Pixar) has been out for nearly half a year, and the movie just hit video stores. Time for Disney to gear up the market-saturation machine with two new discs, Toy Story CD-ROM Game (part of the Power Play series) and Toy Story Activity Center (more…)

 

Story of the World Cup November 24, 2008

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Sports

Story of the World Cup

Ever bought a piece of computer equipment only to find that, on getting it home, it’s already outdated? Then you’re familiar with the feeling we got looking at the Story of the World Cup (Attica Cybernetics/Cambrix), a 1994 release (more…)