Game Reviews

The Tower of Nero: The Trials of Apollo, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Apollo's exciting quest ends with help of quirky sidekicks.
By Rick Riordan
(2020)
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Ikenfell Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Indie tactical tale has a diverse cast of strong characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time Game Poster Image
age 10+
Family-friendly action game delivers retro fun.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2020)
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Trollhunters: Defenders of Arcadia Game Poster Image
age 10+
Good-looking adaptation is hurt by basic gameplay and bugs.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Game of Thrones: Tale of Crows Game Poster Image
age 10+
Slower-paced choose-your-own-adventure shines.
Platforms: Apple Arcade
(2020)
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Spelunky 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Treasure hunting sequel digs deep for frantic fun.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2020)
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Overloot App Poster Image
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age 10+
Overly simple pay-to-win action shouldn't appeal to anyone.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Spellbreak Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Magical battle royale has lots of flash but less substance.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Remastered Edition Game Poster Image
age 10+
Repetitive dungeon crawler is best played with others.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2020)
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Marble Knights Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Shallow, fast-paced marble adventure best with friends.
Platforms: Apple Arcade
(2020)
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Fae Tactics Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fantasy adventure is cute but limits players' tactics.
Platforms: Windows
(2020)
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Muffin Knight App Poster Image
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age 10+
Wacky multiplayer platformer is mostly good fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Moonlighter: Between Dimensions Game Poster Image
age 10+
Expansion adds monsters, items, maintains bloodless combat.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Minecraft Dungeons Game Poster Image
age 10+
Simple dungeon crawler with lots of fighting and teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Ascension App Poster Image
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age 10+
Fantasy card game is a beautiful but convoluted mess.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2020)
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SuperMash Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Mix and match to create endless gaming possibilities.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Light from Light Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Beautiful drama about loss gently touches on supernatural.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Disney Sorcerer's Arena App Poster Image
age 10+
Disney fun packed with fan service, but shackled with ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Home Base by Scholastic App Poster Image
age 10+
Book series fans meet, play in kid-friendly virtual world.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Exit the Gungeon Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Chaotic shoot-'em-up adventure is fun but frustrating.
Platforms: Apple Arcade, Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2020)
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