Game Reviews

Galak-Z: The Dimensional Game Poster Image
age 12+
Engaging but frustrating old-school space shooter.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
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Taken Charge Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Computer-skills adventure stalled by high difficulty, story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Leap of Fate Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Clever tale ruined by frustrating fights, repetitive play.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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Fate Tectonics Game Poster Image
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age 12+
World-building puzzler ruined by frustrating, childish gods.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 Game Poster Image
age 12+
Fun skateboarding game ruined by bugs, incomplete gameplay.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns Game Poster Image
age 12+
Epic fantasy MMO expansion vastly improves gameplay, story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Pony Island Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Clever, challenging puzzler disguised as game about ponies.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Hex: Chronicles of Entrath Game Poster Image
age 12+
Tough trading-card game poorly teaches basics of play.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Game Poster Image
age 12+
Action-adventure remake has mild combat, terrific puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
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Plague Inc: Evolved Game Poster Image
age 12+
Spread a virus, kill the human race in this strategy game.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Winning Putt Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Free-to-play golf multiplayer game fun in short sessions.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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The Collider 2 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
High-speed sci-fi endless runner is fun but repetitive.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Offworld Trading Company Game Poster Image
age 12+
Commerce trumps combat in unique strategy game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Tree of Savior Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Anime-inspired online game deep, has obscure skill system.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Kathy Rain Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Fun, cheeky adventure heavy on puzzles, mid-'90s atmosphere.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan Game Poster Image
age 12+
Great role-playing game has African themes, some violence.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Hearts of Iron IV Game Poster Image
age 12+
Highly detailed, frustratingly complex look at WWII.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Odin Sphere Leifthrasir Game Poster Image
age 12+
Solid but repetitive action steeped in Norse mythology.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2016)
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Naruto Online Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Turn-based multiplayer only captures half of show's magic.
Platforms: Facebook, Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Lifeless Planet: Premiere Edition Game Poster Image
age 12+
A sci-fi tale of mystery … and walking. Lots of walking.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
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