Game Reviews

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)
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Democracy 3 Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Balance ambition and political obligations in government sim
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2013)
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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)
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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)
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Ronin Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Innovative but tough, bloody action game falls short.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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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)
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Big Pharma Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Dense, hard simulation skewers the health care industry.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Hard West Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Fun yet flawed Western tale mixes violence, supernatural.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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Insurgency Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Fast-paced shooter entertains but doesn't innovate play.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
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Tastee: Lethal Tactics Game Poster Image
age 15+
Challenging, violent chess match tests tactical skills.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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EVE: Valkyrie Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Epic sci-fi shooter slowly draws out progress among stars.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR
(2016)
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StarBlood Arena Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Solid VR shooter limited by dwindling multiplayer audience.
Platforms: PlayStation VR
(2017)
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Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun Game Poster Image
age 15+
Brutal strategy game is gory, tough, yet hard to put down.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Raw Data Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Sci-fi VR action that's fun and fluid, if and when it works.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR
(2017)
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Nantucket Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Slow-paced strategy requires patience, luck for success.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2 Game Poster Image
age 15+
Deep, difficult space combat packed with content for fans.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
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Tropico 6 Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Strategy game offers tongue-in-cheek political critique.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Total War: Three Kingdoms Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fantasy meets history in complex strategy for older gamers.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
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Total War: Three Kingdoms - Mandate of Heaven Game Poster Image
age 15+
Prequel expansion offers chances to change Chinese history.
Platforms: Windows
(2020)
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Battlefield Vietnam Game Poster Image
age 15+
Better than many shooters, but still very violent.
Platforms: Windows
(2004)
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