Game Reviews

Into the Breach Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Deceptively complex strategy game vs. bugs rewards failure.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2018)
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Subnautica Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Gorgeous, challenging, atmospheric underwater thriller.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 Remix Game Poster Image
age 11+
Hearty collection of remastered series adventures.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2017)
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Super Bomberman R Game Poster Image
age 11+
Multiplayer action big on explosions, light on content.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2017)
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Sid Meier’s Civilization VI Game Poster Image
age 11+
Amazing world simulation can teach players about history.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Lumo Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Mind-bending puzzler with distinct nostalgic flavor.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Shadwen Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Pretty yet generic action-stealth with minimal violence.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
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Stories: The Path of Destinies Game Poster Image
age 11+
Generic action game with bright visuals doesn't stand out.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
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101 Ways to Die Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Bloody trap builder lacks creative puzzle-solving.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Pokkén Tournament Game Poster Image
age 11+
Deep, demanding play brings fighting twist to monster game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
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Disney Infinity 3.0: Marvel Battlegrounds Game Poster Image
age 11+
Basic brawler encourages kids to buy more Infinity toys.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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Warhammer: Arcane Magic Game Poster Image
age 11+
Not-so-magical combat card game is all show, no substance.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Blood Alloy: Reborn Game Poster Image
age 11+
Action-heavy sci-fi game feels incomplete at best.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Fortified Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Alien sci-fi strategy game suffers from repetitive gameplay.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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The Witness Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Brilliant puzzle game is challenging but deeply rewarding.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
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LEGO Marvel's Avengers Game Poster Image
age 11+
Earth's Mightiest Heroes assemble for fun action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth - Rising Tide Game Poster Image
age 11+
Oceanic expansion makes sci-fi world simulation even better.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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NHL 16 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Despite flaws, franchise hits ice with stellar hockey sim.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
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Calvino Noir Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Atmospheric film noir ruined by characters, iffy controls.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power Game Poster Image
age 11+
Short, enjoyable journey of heroes grudgingly fighting evil.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
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