Game Reviews

Abzu Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Artistic aquatic adventure filled with mystery, wonder.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Disney Art Academy Game Poster Image
age 8+
Art software teaches how to draw favorite Disney characters.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Koi Game Poster Image
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Koi
age 7+
Cute but shallow fish tale with eco message makes no waves.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
TrackMania Turbo Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun, family-friendly arcade racer brings hours of play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Into the Stars Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Lead humanity through space in stat-heavy simulation.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Unravel Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Poetic platformer with themes of family, friends, aging.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Game Poster Image
age 12+
Thrilling, violent end to the StarCraft II strategy series.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth - Rising Tide Game Poster Image
age 11+
Oceanic expansion makes sci-fi world simulation even better.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Ride Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Authentic racing sim conveys speed but is visually bland.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
NBA Live 16 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun basketball sim fouled by bugs, gameplay flaws.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Game Poster Image
age 8+
Cute, accessible home-design sim in popular series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
FIFA 16 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Female soccer stars join fantastic yearly sports sim.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Super Mario Maker Game Poster Image
age 6+
Extraordinarily fun game-maker for kids of all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
Tearaway Unfolded Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun creative puzzler almost as good as original Vita game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
Madden NFL 16 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
One of the better Madden offerings in years.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
LeapFrog LeapTV: Blaze and the Monster Machines Game Poster Image
age 3+
Truck-themed racer focuses on physics for preschoolers.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2015)
Infinifactory Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Tough engineering logic puzzler is mysterious and creepy.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Lego Jurassic World Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, commercialized movie game takes kids on dino adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Ark: Survival Evolved Game Poster Image
age 14+
Violent survival MMO tests skills against humans, dinos.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
Vertiginous Golf Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Colorful, quirky golf puzzler has dark story, iffy controls.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)

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