Game Reviews

The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn -- The Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
Simple movie game with likable hero, cartoonish violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Brave: The Video Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
Average movie spin-off has mild but persistent violence.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Spelunky Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Highly challenging platformer rewards dogged determination.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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Wipeout: Create & Crash Game Poster Image
age 10+
Reasonably fun casual game based on Wipeout TV show.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, Xbox 360
(2013)
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PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures Game Poster Image
age 10+
Mediocre action platformer tied to the animated show.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Ben 10 Omniverse 2 Game Poster Image
age 10+
TV-show-based combat game without blood or gore.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I Don't Know Game Poster Image
age 10+
Mild cartoon violence aplenty in TV tie-in game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Lego The Hobbit Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Super fun, creative Tolkien/Lego mashup promotes teamwork.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Clunky action game does disservice to Marvel's wall-crawler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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How to Train Your Dragon 2 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Simple collection of fantasy mini-games based on the film.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
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Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Super sequel soars in creativity, falls flat in adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition): Marvel's Spider-Man Game Poster Image
age 10+
Wall-crawling, web-slinging fun, with mild violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition): Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Game Poster Image
age 10+
Space action game is hard to navigate, has mild violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Game Poster Image
age 10+
Frenetic, funny, but often confusing action-puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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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)
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Disney Infinity: Star Wars Starter Pack (3.0 Edition) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Third take on creative/adventure title shines bright.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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Disney Infinity 3.0: Toy Box Takeover Game Poster Image
age 10+
Engaging while it lasts, but too much repetitive gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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Skylanders SuperChargers Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun (and expensive) fantasy action game with cartoon combat.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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Lego Dimensions Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Build an epic crossover story brick by (expensive) brick.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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Adventure Time: Finn and Jake Investigations Game Poster Image
age 10+
Amusing but flawed short brawler for fans of the TV series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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