Game Reviews

Trials of Mana Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Simple remake has bloodless combat, some iffy costumes.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2020)
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Children of Morta Game Poster Image
age 13+
Fun retro tale with fantasy combat, strong family themes.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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BoxVR Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Virtual boxing sim makes for a great real-world workout.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR
(2019)
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Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse Game Poster Image
age 13+
Cheesy B-movie adventure with overly simplified gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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Anamorphine Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Surreal mental illness trip can be emotionally draining.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR, Windows
(2018)
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Rusty Lake Paradise Game Poster Image
age 13+
Creepy adventure, puzzles engaging, but not for young kids.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2018)
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Knowledge Is Power Game Poster Image
age 13+
Amusing, funny trivia game fuses console with mobile.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2017)
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What Remains of Edith Finch Game Poster Image
age 13+
Emotional family drama deals in tragedy, eccentricity.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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We Are Chicago Game Poster Image
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age 13+
South Side life sim meant to spark conversations.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2017)
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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Game Poster Image
age 13+
Take to the high seas in this magical animated platformer.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Silence Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Short, beautiful tale has somber message of grief, loss.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Weeping Doll Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Spooky VR horror game full of control issues, boring plot.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2016)
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Fire Emblem Fates Game Poster Image
age 13+
Branching turn-based strategy game with moderate violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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Card Hunter Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Cross-genre tactics game has Dungeons & Dragons charm.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires Game Poster Image
age 13+
Tactical action offers more customization, weak graphics.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
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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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Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth Game Poster Image
age 13+
Fun superhero brawler on Kinect with no blood or gore.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Myst (Nintendo 3DS) Game Poster Image
age 13+
While not new, Myst for Nintendo 3DS is fun, challenging.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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Scoot & Doodle Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Collaborative drawing tool helps distant families play.
Platforms: Google+
(2012)
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Get Up and Dance Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Musical variety, but questionable controls make a mixed bag.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3
(2011)
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