All Reviews

Boid Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Fun, fast, easy-to-play strategy requires fast thinking.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
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)
Hard Reset Redux Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Old-school bot shooter updated, but play still feels rusty.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Mighty No. 9 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Robot action game has challenging but monotonous play.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Space Run Galaxy Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Repetitive space strategy shackled by shallow gameplay.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Stellaris Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Deep, engaging space strategy has big challenge for players.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Mekorama App Poster Image
csm_app
age 10+
LEARNING
Elegant puzzler offers endless challenges and level design.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Star Fox Guard Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Fun, challenging tower defense with cartoonish violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
Lego Dimensions Midway Arcade Level Pack Game Poster Image
age 10+
Expansion is a retro trip in game history through Lego lens.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
Ratchet & Clank Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Cartoonish action with mild violence for (almost) all ages.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
Ironcast Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Steampunk strategy is challenging fun from start to end.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Secrets of the Dragon Tomb: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
High-spirited, funny steampunk adventure on Mars.
By Patrick Samphire
(2016)
The Bug Butcher Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Retro-style shooter versus space bugs is just too short.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
The Giant King Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 10+
Comic animated robot tale has heavy action, crude humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Poncho Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Retro platformer with poor controls, frustrating design.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
Disney Infinity 3.0: Toy Box Takeover Game Poster Image
age 10+
Engaging while it lasts, but too much repetitive gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Disney Infinity: Toy Box 3.0 App Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
New characters, endless adventure; demands space and money.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
Lego Dimensions Game Poster Image
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)
Subaeria Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Clever platform puzzler entertains with mild robot violence.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Sketch Nation Create App Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Design and potentially share games in a jiffy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)

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