Game Reviews

age 13+
 
Flawed strategic shooter with toys has tech, play issues.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 13+
 
Fun, challenging arcade adventure with fantasy violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Realistic racing simulation is oddly shallow.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Irradiated monster brawler loses power in gameplay, visuals.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Bring along some friends for spell-slinging fun.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
age 13+
 
Robust fighter has constant melee combat, technical issues.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
age 13+
 
Challenging puzzler tests players in clever robot adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One
(2015)
age 13+
 
Tactical action offers more customization, weak graphics.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
age 13+
 
Time-travelling fighter stuck in place by inconsistent play.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Solid puzzler hampered by sophmoric humor, bad controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 13+
 
Stellar adventure game revisits the Land of the Dead.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Violent, beautiful Native tale with young, strong heroine.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
age 13+
 
Action game has few new features, very repetitive play.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Entertaining yet violent parody of Cold War-era threats.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Smart, tough remake of classic, message-driven platformer.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
age 13+
 
Lackluster action game has blatant movie-marketing ties.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
An educational, emotional exploration of World War I.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Cryptic story hinders cyberpunk RPG.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2014)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Funny, bizarre adventure appeals to teen cynics and beyond.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Polished, full-featured retro shooter is unexpectedly gory.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2014)

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