All Reviews

age 11+
LEARNING
Earth's Mightiest Heroes assemble for fun action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
age 10+
High-spirited, funny steampunk adventure on Mars.
By Patrick Samphire
(2016)
csm_tv
age 4+
Learning abounds in delightful science-based series.
Network: PBS
(2016)
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age 4+
LEARNING
A swing-and-miss to get kids active, paired with wristband.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
csm_game
age 10+
Retro-style shooter versus space bugs is just too short.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
age 13+
Why watch a B-movie when you can play one?
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
age 10+
LEARNING
Sci-fi strategy prequel has frequent but mild violence.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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age 14+
Mature themes explored in angsty end-of-the-world story.
By Shaun David Hutchinson
(2016)
csm_tv
age 5+
Curious space explorers study human ways in charming series.
Network: Sprout
(2016)
 
csm_movie
age 12+
Excellent space thriller mixes peril, charm, real science.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
csm_game
age 12+
LEARNING
Challenging, complex survival dice game is hard but fun.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
age 13+
The truth (and some scary stuff) is still out there.
Network: Fox
(2016)
 
age 10+
Epic Star Wars sequel delivers great performances, action.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
csm_app
age 3+
LEARNING
Fun streaming classics and new faves require cable login.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 14+
Pulse-quickening space thriller is fantastic but intense.
By Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff
(2015)
age 9+
Highly detailed, scene-by-scene retelling of the film.
By Tom Angleberger
(2015)
age 14+
Sci-fi extermination game plagued by too many glitchy bugs.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2015)
age 15+
Violent sci-fi action exterminates lots of alien bugs.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
age 13+
Fun, huge sci-fi role-playing game with frequent combat.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
age 9+
Accessible strategy role-play with addictively fun combat.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)

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