Game Reviews

DreamWorks Dragons Dawn of New Riders Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun but shallow adventure tied to the "Dragons" movies.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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The Liar Princess and the Blind Prince Game Poster Image
age 10+
Bittersweet, engrossing fairy tale, but puzzles can annoy.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2019)
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Yo-Kai Watch 3 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Improved Yo-Kai Watch tale is the biggest and best yet.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2019)
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Tasty Town App Poster Image
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age 10+
Yummy look at the restaurant biz from farm to table.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy Game Poster Image
age 10+
Clever gaming relic shambles, stumbles with tech issues.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom Game Poster Image
age 10+
Amusing, colorful adventure is great for kids of all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Artifact Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun but pricey hybrid blends cards and strategy elements.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2018)
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The Christmas Chronicles Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Edgy, exciting Santa adventure has iffy behavior, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Squishies Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Bright VR puzzler has cute characters, inspires creativity.
Platforms: PlayStation VR
(2018)
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Sid Meier's Civilization VI (Switch) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Educational world simulator is a perfect fit for Switch.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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Marvel Battle Lines App Poster Image
age 10+
Comic book card game has action in heroic proportions.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Small Spaces Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Tween horror done right: scary, not gory, with some heart.
By Katherine Arden
(2018)
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9 from the Nine Worlds: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Companion book to Norse mythology series best for fans.
By Rick Riordan
(2018)
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Armello Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun fantasy board game, but multiplayer can have slow turns.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge Book Poster Image
age 10+
Funny, creepy tale of elf and goblin's uneasy friendship.
By M.T. Anderson
(2018)
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Scribblenauts Mega Pack Game Poster Image
age 10+
Entertaining puzzlers bring loads of fun with bonus content.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2018)
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The Lost Legends of Redwall: The Scout Game Poster Image
age 10+
Flawed adventure game filled with frustration, bugs.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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The Dragon Prince TV Poster Image
age 10+
Captivating fantasy tale has positive themes, broad appeal.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Yo-Kai Watch Blasters: Red Cat Corps/White Dog Squad Game Poster Image
age 10+
Yo-kai spin-off adds more ghostly action to fun franchise.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2018)
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Urban Country Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Sincere, wholesome drama overcomes clichéd plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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