Game Reviews

Jurassic World Evolution Game Poster Image
age 10+
Deep theme park simulation has deadly exhibits.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun but hard platformer could frustrate younger players.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii U
(2018)
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Sid Meier's Civilization VI: Rise and Fall Game Poster Image
age 10+
World sim expansion helps foster kids' love of history.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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Tumble VR Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Smart physics-based puzzler stuck with wonky controls.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2016)
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Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes Game Poster Image
age 10+
Excellent VR puzzler teaches kids to cooperate, communicate.
Platforms: Mac, Oculus Rift, PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR, Windows
(2016)
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Dragon Quest Builders Game Poster Image
age 10+
Imaginative world-building game with mild cartoon violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2016)
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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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Abzu Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Artistic aquatic adventure filled with mystery, wonder.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
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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)
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The Political Machine 2016 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Easy-to-play, fun-to-learn presidential campaign sim.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak Game Poster Image
age 10+
Sci-fi strategy prequel has frequent but mild violence.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Yo-Kai Watch Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun happy-"ghost"-lucky game helps kids deal with emotions.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(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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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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LBX: Little Battlers eXperience Game Poster Image
age 10+
Pocket-size bots pack a powerful, and personal, punch.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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N++ Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Challenging, minimalist platformer with stylized violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
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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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Project CARS Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Authentic track racer requires precise driving skills.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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Sym Game Poster Image
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Sym
age 10+
Clever puzzler addresses social anxiety disorder.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Hero Generations Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Role-playing tale explores family, but weak plot falls flat.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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