Game Reviews

Disney Infinity 3.0: Marvel Battlegrounds Game Poster Image
age 11+
Basic brawler encourages kids to buy more Infinity toys.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
LEGO Marvel's Avengers Game Poster Image
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)
Project Root Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Addictive but slightly flawed arcade shooter.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One
(2015)
NHL 14 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
This year's fun hockey sim shows a more aggressive game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
Terraria Game Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
Finicky but fun Minecraft-style game set in a 2D world.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2013)
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Compelling story with strong role models, loss, and battles.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
Rise of the Guardians Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Santa wields sword in combat-heavy, RPG-like action game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
Just Dance 4 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
Popular dancing game continues to entertain with new music.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
Papo & Yo Game Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
Dramatic and affecting puzzler about alcoholism and abuse.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
DiRT Showdown Game Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
Offroad racing and bumper-busting fun with no consequences.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
Trine 2 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
Gorgeous sidescroller with some violence, tough platforming.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Windows, Mac
(2011)
Medieval Moves: Deadmund’s Quest Game Poster Image
age 11+
Mildly violent action game keeps kids moving.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2011)
Generator Rex: Agent of Providence Game Poster Image
age 11+
Actioner based on cartoon has a good message, some violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Outland Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Outstanding platformer looks and plays like a dream.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2011)
Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2 Game Poster Image
age 11+
Repetitive fighting; only for the most devoted fans.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2010)
Kung Fu Rider Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Mildly violent office-chair racing; kids shouldn't copycat.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2010)
MotoGP 09/10 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Fun motorcycle racing simulation requires practice to win.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2010)
PixelJunk Shooter Game Poster Image
age 11+
Entertaining sci-fi shooter/puzzler features mild violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2009)
Madden NFL 10 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Excellent football game for players of all ages, skills.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2009)
Guitar Hero: Aerosmith Game Poster Image
age 11+
A very good but not great music game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2008)

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