Game Reviews

Citizens of Earth Game Poster Image
age 10+
Quirky, role-playing fun has mild violence, lots of laughs.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
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Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea Game Poster Image
age 10+
Role-playing game suffers from uneven battle, puzzle pacing.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2015)
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J-Stars Victory Vs. + Game Poster Image
age 10+
Cartoonish fighting game for anime fans only.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2015)
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Gryphon Knight Epic Game Poster Image
age 10+
High-flying arcade shooter grounded by difficulty, gameplay.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Minecraft: Story Mode Game Poster Image
age 10+
Famous blocky adventure has a generic story to tell.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One, iPhone
(2015)
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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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The Flame in the Flood Game Poster Image
age 10+
Difficult survival adventure has steep learning curve.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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Lego Dimensions Ghostbusters Story Pack Game Poster Image
age 10+
Bustin' ghosts (and blocks) makes kids feel good.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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Lego Dimensions Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Story Pack Game Poster Image
age 10+
Adventure series gets a whole new "fantastic" bag o' tricks.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin Game Poster Image
age 10+
Enjoyable yet short, tedious, puzzle-heavy VR adventure.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2017)
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Yooka-Laylee Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Retro-style 3D tale's charms overcome wonky camera issues.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Walden, A Game Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Beautiful open-world survival game promotes self-reflection.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2017)
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Pyre Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Kooky sports adventure is surprisingly engaging, fun.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2017)
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Miitopia Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Friendly visuals, humor limited by tale's repetitive play.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2017)
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Fictorum Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Magic-focused adventure has simple goals, brutal difficulty.
Platforms: Windows
(2017)
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Last Day of June Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Painterly adventure game explores love, loss, sacrifice.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2017)
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Yo-Kai Watch 2: Psychic Specters Game Poster Image
age 10+
Complete sequel to Nintendo's hit ghost-catching game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2017)
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Spelunker Party! Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Cute but difficult platformer best shared with friends.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2017)
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Super Mario Odyssey Game Poster Image
age 10+
Great, fun Mario adventure is an instant classic on Switch.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2017)
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Battle Chef Brigade Game Poster Image
age 10+
Breezy platformer/puzzler takes itself too seriously.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2017)
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