Game Reviews

Shape Up Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Far from perfect, but a fun way to get kids exercising.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2014)
Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric Game Poster Image
age 10+
Sub-par Sonic game hits too many speed bumps.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
Stacking Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Brilliant, thoughtful puzzler has a little violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
The Talos Principle Game Poster Image
age 10+
Tech-focused sci-fi puzzler challenges, makes players think.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D Game Poster Image
age 10+
An exceptionally fun, challenging, and charming game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Nancy Drew: Labyrinth of Lies Game Poster Image
age 10+
Slow, dull adventure with overly complex puzzles.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
Nancy Drew: The Shattered Medallion Game Poster Image
age 10+
Confusing, dull adventure wastes sleuth's detective skills.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Endless Legend Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
City building gets a new lease on life on a distant planet.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Aaru's Awakening Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Excruciatingly hard platformer could prove irritating.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
Pneuma: Breath of Life Game Poster Image
age 10+
Vexing puzzler is safe for kids but could prove frustrating.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
Homeworld Remastered Collection Game Poster Image
age 10+
Classic evocative space strategy promotes tactical planning.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
ScreamRide Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Roller coaster sim has thrills; controls full of bumps.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Sid Meier's Starships Game Poster Image
age 10+
Accessible, action-heavy space strategy with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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)
Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious Game Poster Image
age 10+
Licensed expansion pales in comparison to stellar original.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Dungeon of the Endless Game Poster Image
age 10+
Retro graphics hide a deceptively challenging, fun game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
The Escapists Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Cutesy but difficult pixelated take on prison escapes.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
Hero Generations Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Role-playing tale explores family, but weak plot falls flat.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Gurumin: A Monstrous Adventure Game Poster Image
age 10+
Well-tuned adventure has charming characters and fun combat.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Jamestown+ Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Fun old-school arcade shooter with odd design issues.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)

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