Out of all the Pixar and Dreamworks games, Bee Movie Game is absolutely among one of the best, and would make for a brilliant Christmas present if you're looking to satisfy the kids.
When it comes to platform adventures, you'd get better value if you picked up second hand versions of any (or all) of the Ratchet & Clank games. Spyro's latest simply doesn't cut it.
Thrillville: Off the Rails is a decent purchase for younger teens, but it's quite niche and can be quite complex at times.
If you like to swap your joypad for a microphone every now and then, and you don't mind tackling some highly cheesy tunes, then you really should give this a chance.
Guitar hero 3 should most definitely be praised - for its almost entirely original recording song list, for its attempts to introduce something new into a near perfect formula.
Need for Speed fans will be left wondering where all the fun has gone from the illegal, turned legal, street racing series.
PES 2008 on PS2 is an excellent football game that is perfect for newcomers to the series, but just don't expect it to all that different to PES 6.
Kids may well find some simple pleasure in repeating the same combos over and over again, but everyone else will be looking ahead to whatever Spider-man game arrives next.
With all the game references the game is clearly aimed at a more hardcore player. For these gamers, The Simpsons Game, unfortunately, won't cut it as the gameplay is far too dull and repetitive.
It's more of the same old Buzz!, but movie fans will find a game that can be played by even the most novice gamers.