Game Reviews

csm_game
age 10+
Retro platformer with poor controls, frustrating design.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Authentic racing sim conveys speed but is visually bland.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
Playful sci-fi romp through a galaxy far, far away.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
Exciting, deep racer has lots of fun, loads of advertising.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
Funny, surprising adventure with beautiful graphics.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
Short adventure captivates with puzzles, intriguing story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
Great story, challenging puzzles anchor sleuth's adventure.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Authentic track racer requires precise driving skills.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
Maddeningly difficult adventure with strong role models.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
Licensed expansion pales in comparison to stellar original.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Realistic racer encourages respect but doesn't innovate.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
age 10+
Slow, dull adventure with overly complex puzzles.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
Circuit racer has cool social features, big privacy issues.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Terrific game builder lets kids explore their imaginations.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
Retro side-scrolling adventure tests persistence, patience.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
Adventure is beautiful, poetic but too simple, repetitive.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 10+
Confusing, dull adventure wastes sleuth's detective skills.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
Programming adventure heavy on gimmick, light on combat.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 10+
LEARNING
Frustration-free hidden object adventure offers ample hints.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun, imaginative adventure promotes independent thinking.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)

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