Game Reviews

Project Root Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Addictive but slightly flawed arcade shooter.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One
(2015)
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Axiom Verge Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Side-scroller with mild blood revels in old-school action.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
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Super Smash Bros. Wii U Game Poster Image
age 11+
Cartoonishly violent brawler very deep and engaging.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
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Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Game Poster Image
age 11+
Great strategy game builds alien worlds; some safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Shantae and the Pirate's Curse Game Poster Image
age 11+
Pirate-themed adventure with mild violence is great for all.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS Game Poster Image
age 11+
Terrific handheld transition for classic fighting game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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Freedom Planet Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Actioner feels like Sonic homage, but play falls short.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2014)
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Xenonauts Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Sci-fi adventure tale with some twists and a few problems.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
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Space Run Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Tower-defense game has refreshing strategy elements.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Anomaly Defenders Game Poster Image
age 11+
Traditional tower defense gets some engaging twists.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy Game Poster Image
age 11+
Fun puzzler with challenging conundrums, super role models.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare Game Poster Image
age 11+
Comedic, cartoonish shooter should be OK for younger teens.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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The Migrant Trail Game Poster Image
age 11+
Thought-provoking game tackles plight of Mexican migrants.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Molecubes Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Molecular puzzler is smart but a bit bland.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Knack Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Fun action/adventure for kids has lots of cartoon violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2013)
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Resogun Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Simple arcade shooter with light sci-fi violence, no blood.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2013)
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SimCityEDU: Pollution Challenge! Game Poster Image
age 11+
Environmental-issues sim teaches real-world solutions.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Storm Seekers Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Sharp forecasting game shows how weather patterns work.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Hotel Heat Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Keep hotel guests happy with heat transfer.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Planet Mechanic Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Brief science sim lets kids play with a planet's properties.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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