Game Reviews

csm_game
N++
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Challenging, minimalist platformer with stylized violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
age 10+
 
Driving puzzler revs bone-crunching racetracks, challenge.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Arcade-style soccer, with cars and a giant ball.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Cartoonish fighting game for anime fans only.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Bridge-building sim fun, challenge puts it on shaky ground.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun, commercialized movie game takes kids on dino adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
 
Mystery adaptation tests deductive skills but is too brief.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Tricky controls, high difficulty mar unique defense game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Multiplayer-based shooter sprays paint, fun on battlefield.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Challenging retro space puzzler tests skills, patience.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Fun, puzzling astronaut adventure that's out of this world.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Short adventure captivates with puzzles, intriguing story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Great story, challenging puzzles anchor sleuth's adventure.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 7+
 
Novelty, interest wane quickly in colorful arcade game.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Tense, high-stakes spy thriller tests player skills.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Authentic track racer requires precise driving skills.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
Sym
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Clever puzzler addresses social anxiety disorder.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 7+
 
Bare-bones arcade-style baseball swings and misses.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Maddeningly difficult adventure with strong role models.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Fun, wildly inventive take on arcade machines.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2015)

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