Game Reviews

age 10+
Engaging while it lasts, but too much repetitive gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Build an epic crossover story brick by (expensive) brick.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
LEARNING
Third take on creative/adventure title shines bright.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
Fun, wildly inventive take on arcade machines.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
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)
age 10+
Violent superhero brawler quickly gets repetitive, boring.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 10+
LEARNING
Super sequel soars in creativity, falls flat in adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 10+
Wall-crawling, web-slinging fun, with mild violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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)
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)
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)
age 10+
LEARNING
Magical "old school" adventure has heady puzzles and combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
TV-show-based combat game without blood or gore.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun, kid-friendly action game tied to major cultural icons.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Creative Disney adventure lets kids build own games.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
csm_game
age 10+
Kinect fighter has players mimick aggressive motions.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
age 10+
Game starts where movie ends; jammed with sci-fi fighting.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2010)
age 10+
Loads of fighting with heroes but has funny, spoofy vibe.
Platforms: PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 10+
A fun brawler for younger players with co-op mode.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2007)