Game Reviews

Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme VS-Force Game Poster Image
age 12+
Big robot battles for fans, but team fights can be tedious.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2016)
Odin Sphere Leifthrasir Game Poster Image
age 12+
Solid but repetitive action steeped in Norse mythology.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2016)
Hearts of Iron IV Game Poster Image
age 12+
Highly detailed, frustratingly complex look at WWII.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan Game Poster Image
age 12+
Great role-playing game has African themes, some violence.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Kathy Rain Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 12+
Fun, cheeky adventure heavy on puzzles, mid-'90s atmosphere.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Tree of Savior Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Anime-inspired online game deep, has obscure skill system.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Offworld Trading Company Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Commerce trumps combat in unique strategy game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
The Collider 2 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
High-speed sci-fi endless runner is fun but repetitive.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Winning Putt Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Free-to-play golf multiplayer game fun in short sessions.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Plague Inc: Evolved Game Poster Image
age 12+
Spread a virus, kill the human race in this strategy game.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Action-adventure remake has mild combat, terrific puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
Hex: Chronicles of Entrath Game Poster Image
age 12+
Tough trading-card game poorly teaches basics of play.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Tharsis Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 12+
LEARNING
Challenging, complex survival dice game is hard but fun.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Pony Island Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 12+
Clever, challenging puzzler disguised as game about ponies.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Thrilling, violent end to the StarCraft II strategy series.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Epic fantasy MMO expansion vastly improves gameplay, story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Transformers: Devastation Game Poster Image
age 12+
Fun, attractive, short but shockingly deep cartoon brawler.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Rock Band 4 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Rhythm game with some iffy lyrics fosters interest in music.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 Game Poster Image
age 12+
Fun skateboarding game ruined by bugs, incomplete gameplay.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 Game Poster Image
age 12+
Irreverent cartoonish adventure full of parodies.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)

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