Game Reviews

age 10+
Violent superhero brawler quickly gets repetitive, boring.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 10+
Retro graphics hide a deceptively challenging, fun game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun life simulator lets kids experiment with careers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
Throwback arcade shooter fun but has weak story, visuals.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Updated game doesn't add much but still gets you moving.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 10+
Karaoke game based on popular show fun but content-limited.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
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)
age 10+
Robot-fighting game easy to play but monotonous.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
Outstanding driving game has some street-racing concerns.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Terrific strategic tower defense game has mild violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(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+
LEARNING
Fun, team-oriented Lego brick battler has pressure to buy.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
City building gets a new lease on life on a distant planet.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
More features would improve solid but mildly violent game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 10+
Satisfying arcade shooter entices with cool, stylized art.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)

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