Game Reviews

Destiny: The Taken King Game Poster Image
age 15+
Violent sci-fi shooter expansion has intense firefights.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Destiny: House of Wolves Game Poster Image
age 15+
Expansion has familiar sci-fi battles, new maps, missions.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Crimes and Punishments: Sherlock Holmes Game Poster Image
age 15+
Realistic-looking detective adventure has mature themes.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Destiny Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Beautiful space epic is less violent than other shooters.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Tropico 5 Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Dictator simulation imposes violence; lots of strategy.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, iPhone
(2014)
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Game Poster Image
age 15+
Mediocre role-playing game with violence, blood.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
Batman: Arkham Origins Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fun and intense Caped Crusader romp lacks ingenuity.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
Injustice: Gods Among Us Game Poster Image
age 15+
DC Comics characters pummel each other -- with some blood.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
Double Dragon II: Wander of the Dragons Game Poster Image
age 15+
Terrible remake of a mindlessly violent 1980s arcade game.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2013)
The Hip Hop Dance Experience Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fun, vigorous movement, with sexy lyrics and dance moves.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360
(2012)
Batman: Arkham City Game Poster Image
age 15+
While dark and violent, this superhero game is intriguing.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
Tropico 4 Game Poster Image
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age 15+
City building game offers tyrannical options.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
Orcs Must Die! Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Exciting action strategy game too violent for younger kids.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
Brink Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 15+
Online first-person shooter has some blood, mild profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
EA Sports MMA Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Challenging fight game that can also be brutal.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2010)
Def Jam Rapstar Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Rap music experience has iffy lyrics and videos.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2010)
Green Day: Rock Band Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fun but stagnant music game has songs with iffy lyrics.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2010)
Lost Planet 2 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 15+
Halo-type game but tamer -- watch out for unmoderated chat.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2010)
Karaoke Revolution Game Poster Image
age 15+
Edgy music videos play in background of singing game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2009)
Scene It? Bright Lights, Big Screen Game Poster Image
age 15+
Great party game's film clips appropriate for teens and up.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2009)

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