Game Reviews

Guitar Hero: World Tour Game Poster Image
age 13+
A best-in-class "must have" music game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2008)
PopStar Guitar Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Weak addition to the library of music-based games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2008)
Lips Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Middling karaoke game lets users import their own music.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2008)
Guitar Hero: Metallica Game Poster Image
age 13+
Heavy metal music with edgy lyrics comes to rhythm sim.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2009)
DJ Hero Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Fun, tricky music mash-up game with turntable controller.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2009)
Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock Game Poster Image
age 13+
Music game has lyrics, imagery most appropriate for teens.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2010)
DJ Hero 2 Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Impressive DJ game with occasionally contentious lyrics.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Power Gig: Rise of the Six String Game Poster Image
age 13+
Fun but flawed music game that supports a real guitar.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2010)
Rock Band 3 Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Advanced music sim with sexy girls, mild cussing, alcohol.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
SingStar + Dance Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Popular music series adds dancing but has mature themes.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2010)
Rocksmith Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Not perfect, but a fun music game played with a real guitar.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
The Black Eyed Peas Experience Game Poster Image
age 13+
Popular band teaches dance moves, has some strong lyrics.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360
(2011)
Karaoke Revolution Glee: Volume 3 Game Poster Image
age 13+
"Gleeks" will love singing songs, but some have teen themes.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
SongPop Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Fast-paced Facebook music trivia game, has privacy concerns.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
Rock Band Blitz Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Downloadable music game delivers simple, rhythmic fun.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
Dance Central 3 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
Fun and active dancing game for groups, now with story mode.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
We Sing 80s Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
Decent karaoke game has a few flat notes.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2013)
Guitar Hero Live Game Poster Image
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)