Game Reviews

csm_game
age 13+
Music game is fun, but lyrics, some features hit flat notes.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
Dark tale with vibrant colors lacks deep gameplay.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 13+
Dark, violent tale features drugs, smuggling, flawed play.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 13+
Stellar adventure game revisits the Land of the Dead.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
age 13+
LEARNING
Moderately violent courtroom drama with positive role model.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Witty story with memorable characters and good message.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Decent karaoke game has a few flat notes.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2013)
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Gruesome crime scenes become Facebook hidden-object puzzles.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Fun and active dancing game for groups, now with story mode.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Downloadable music game delivers simple, rhythmic fun.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
age 13+
LEARNING
While not new, Myst for Nintendo 3DS is fun, challenging.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
age 13+
LEARNING
Hidden object game puts wacky spin on classic novels.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Fast-paced Facebook music trivia game, has privacy concerns.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
age 13+
LEARNING
Augmented reality horror game fascinates but lacks depth.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
age 13+
LEARNING
Movie/book spin-off emphasizes survival and building.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
csm_game
age 13+
Poetic experience is less a game than an interactive story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
age 13+
"Gleeks" will love singing songs, but some have teen themes.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 13+
Popular band teaches dance moves, has some strong lyrics.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360
(2011)
csm_game
age 13+
Not perfect, but a fun music game played with a real guitar.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
csm_game
age 13+
Dark but stylish Facebook board game about fighting fears.
Platforms: Facebook
(2011)

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