All Reviews

Valiant Hearts: The Great War Game Poster Image
age 13+
An educational, emotional exploration of World War I.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2018)
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Pode Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Beautiful co-op tale of friendship and teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2018)
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Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes Game Poster Image
age 10+
Excellent VR puzzler teaches kids to cooperate, communicate.
Platforms: Mac, Oculus Rift, PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR, Windows
(2016)
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Koi Game Poster Image
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Koi
age 7+
Cute but shallow fish tale with eco message makes no waves.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
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Unravel Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Poetic platformer with themes of family, friends, aging.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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The Witness Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Brilliant puzzle game is challenging but deeply rewarding.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
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Infinifactory Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Tough engineering logic puzzler is mysterious and creepy.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Sym Game Poster Image
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Sym
age 10+
Clever puzzler addresses social anxiety disorder.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars Game Poster Image
age 8+
Safe but mediocre puzzler maintains the series' status quo.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
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The Talos Principle Game Poster Image
age 10+
Tech-focused sci-fi puzzler challenges, makes players think.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Dr. Luigi Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Tetris-like puzzler is great for kids of varying ability.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
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Contrast Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Puzzle adventure with compelling themes, good conundrums.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Game Poster Image
age 7+
Short, cliched movie tie-in rips off Fruit Ninja gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Game Poster Image
age 13+
Emotional puzzler has great role models, some dark moments.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One, iPhone, iPod
(2013)
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Fairy Tale Twist Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Fairy-tale-themed puzzle game favors strategy over speed.
Platforms: Facebook
(2013)
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Thomas Was Alone Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun platformer with a lovely story about friendship.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2013)
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Smart As... Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Playful brain workout provides social media bragging rights.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
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The Unfinished Swan Game Poster Image
age 10+
Innovative and poetic game with an uplifting life message.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2012)
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Living Classics Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Fun puzzle game for young kids; too bad it's on Facebook.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
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Madagascar 3: The Video Game Game Poster Image
age 7+
Simple platform puzzler lets kids play with animal stars.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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