All Reviews

Livelock Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
Arcade game with lots of fast-paced robot destruction.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Paths & Portals: Secret Coders, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Programs and plot get more complex in clever installment.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2016)
Ask the Storybots TV Poster Image
age 2+
Kids' big questions get answered by friendly, funny bots.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Game Poster Image
age 18+
Violent, mature sci-fi sequel raises big moral dilemmas.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Metroid Prime: Federation Force Game Poster Image
age 14+
Fun, flawed co-op shooter has tame alien-focused violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Monsters and Monocles Game Poster Image
age 13+
Victorian-themed twin-stick shooter feels way too difficult.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Starbound Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 12+
Sandbox adventure is fun, gratifying, but has odd controls.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
Boid Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Fun, fast, easy-to-play strategy requires fast thinking.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme VS-Force Game Poster Image
age 12+
Big robot battles for fans, but team fights can be tedious.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2016)
Hawken Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 14+
Rock 'Em Sock 'Em robots, but free-to-play fun doesn't last.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2016)
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Game Poster Image
age 10+
A fun, fun romp through a galaxy far, far away.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
Saving the Whole Wide World: Hilo, Book 2: Book Poster Image
age 8+
Alien robot fights alien invasion in fun page-turner.
By Judd Winick
(2016)
Hard Reset Redux Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Old-school bot shooter updated, but play still feels rusty.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures TV Poster Image
age 7+
Hilarious saga add-on features new Padawan, new lore.
Network: Disney XD
(2016)
Breached Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
Cool but confusing trial-and-error adventure on alien world.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
Mighty No. 9 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Robot action game has challenging but monotonous play.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Space Run Galaxy Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Repetitive space strategy shackled by shallow gameplay.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Kirby: Planet Robobot Game Poster Image
age 8+
Easy cartoon platformer with mild violence, amiibo support.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Voltron: Legendary Defender TV Poster Image
age 8+
DreamWorks updates '80s toon in tense but fantastic form.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
Mekorama App Poster Image
csm_app
age 10+
Elegant puzzler offers endless challenges and level design.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)

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