Game Reviews

age 8+
 
LEARNING
Long-running golf series reboot sorely lacking content.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Baseball installment knocks gameplay out of the park.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Accessible, uninspired pool is a scratch in the side pocket.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
 
Energetic baseball game hits a home run.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun version of the iconic board game -- with extra modes.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2014)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Hoops sim makes upgrades but still needs more time in gym.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2014)
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age 8+
 
Stellar pro hoops franchise slam-dunks with added modes.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Family-friendly soccer sim with advanced graphics, physics.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Family-friendly Madden packs defensive punch for this year.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Five sports games get Wii U athletes on their feet.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Strange but fun game mixes aquatic tactics and role-playing.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Family-friendly soccer simulation captures thrill of FIFA.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Unremarkable, cartoonish golf sim pushes in-game purchases.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2013)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Stellar NBA basketball sim is slam-dunk family fun.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2013)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Not too different from last year, but a stellar soccer sim.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Milestone 25th Madden game drops the ball on innovation.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Engaging sports sim celebrates golf history.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Excellent pro basketball sim now with 1992 Dream Team.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Extraordinarily good soccer game with easy controls.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2012)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun football sim gets facelift and expands ways to play.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii
(2012)

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