Game Reviews

The Daring Game for Girls Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Great girl-power messages, lots of variety and fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Mass Effect 3 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Exciting sci-fi adventure with gore, sex, and profanity.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
Kinect Sesame Street TV Game Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Excellent example of educational interactive television.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Jake and the Never Land Pirates Game Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Games, treasure, and free exploration = swashbuckling fun.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2012)
Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Superb puzzler is a smart treat for kids and their parents.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
New Super Mario Bros. U Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Teamwork plays major role in another fun Mario platformer.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
Nintendo Land Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Fun, family-friendly mini-games open the door to Wii U.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
Harvest Moon 3D: A New Beginning Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Cute, open-ended farming series adds more customization.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
The Walking Dead: Season One Game Poster Image
age 18+
LEARNING
Extremely violent, profanity-filled zombie adventure.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
Thomas Was Alone Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Fun platformer with a lovely story about friendship.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2013)
The Last of Us Game Poster Image
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age 18+
LEARNING
Exceptional storytelling, but lots of violence, profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
Gone Home Game Poster Image
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age 15+
LEARNING
Terrific narrative game tackles tough teen identity issues.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Disney Doc McStuffins Game Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Cuddly game teaches hygiene and health with stuffed friends.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2013)
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Magical "old school" adventure has heady puzzles and combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
The Last of Us: Left Behind Game Poster Image
age 18+
Violent action in phenomenal, emotional tale of two girls.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2014)
Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Classic RPG bundle hasn’t aged a bit; great value for teens.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
School of Dragons Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Train dragons, learn science in top-notch MMO for kids.
Platforms: Facebook, Google+, Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2013)
The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D Game Poster Image
age 10+
An exceptionally fun, challenging, and charming game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Lego Dimensions Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Build an epic crossover story brick by (expensive) brick.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection Game Poster Image
age 15+
Hilarious action games with frequent firefights, some blood.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)

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