Game Reviews

Beat Da Beat Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Rhythm-based arcade game with lots of repetitive play.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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UglyDolls: An Imperfect Adventure Game Poster Image
age 7+
Colorful adventure for young kids is simple, repetitive.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
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Kinect Rush: A Disney-Pixar Adventure Game Poster Image
age 7+
Highly physical game can be both fun and frustrating.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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Kinect Party Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Entertaining collection of activities gets kids moving.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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Poptropica Adventures Game Poster Image
age 7+
Popular virtual world now on handheld; has good role models.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Game Poster Image
age 7+
Short, cliched movie tie-in rips off Fruit Ninja gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
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Gnog Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Kooky, charming puzzler is a pleasant head-scratcher.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2017)
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Warframe Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Combat-heavy sci-fi war game rewards players for killing
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2013)
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Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark Game Poster Image
age 13+
Lackluster action game has blatant movie-marketing ties.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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System Shock: Enhanced Edition Game Poster Image
age 13+
Violent space action classic returns with light polish.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Halo 5: Guardians Game Poster Image
age 13+
Violent, addictive sci-fi shooter remains very engaging.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
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Star Wars: The Old Republic - Knights of the Fallen Empire Game Poster Image
age 13+
Game expansion with sci-fi violence has great storytelling.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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Kill to Collect Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Mild violence, repetitive action best in short sessions.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Hyper Light Drifter Game Poster Image
age 13+
Colorful, gorgeous adventure with frenetic, madcap action
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Forced Showdown Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Violent action game show tries to hard to "force" fun play.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Breached Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Cool but confusing trial-and-error adventure on alien world.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Monsters and Monocles Game Poster Image
age 13+
Victorian-themed twin-stick shooter feels way too difficult.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
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Rive Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Hard, fast-paced space shooter both tests, mocks skills.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Star Wars: The Old Republic - Knights of the Eternal Throne Game Poster Image
age 13+
Story-rich expansion adds challenge, consequence to actions.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Divide Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Intriguing but flawed action-adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2017)
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