Game Reviews

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age 8+
LEARNING
Fun basketball sim fouled by bugs, gameplay flaws.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
LEARNING
Cute, accessible home-design sim in popular series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Female soccer stars join fantastic yearly sports sim.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun creative puzzler almost as good as original Vita game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
One of the better Madden offerings in years.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Accessible, uninspired pool is a scratch in the side pocket.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Beautiful puzzler explores life, death, and relationships.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Diving game aims to teach but runs out of air.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
age 8+
LEARNING
Kids empowered to create own content in clever adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2014)
csm_game
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)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Five sports games get Wii U athletes on their feet.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Strange but fun game mixes aquatic tactics and role-playing.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun, augmented-reality edutainment filled with cool facts.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
age 8+
LEARNING
The birds are back with puzzle game spin-off for TVs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
csm_game
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)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Milestone 25th Madden game drops the ball on innovation.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Not a nosedive, but this game still stalls over mediocrity.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
age 8+
LEARNING
Down Under hero presents fun old-school platforming romp.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Kids learn environmental consciousness in this MMOG.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
age 8+
LEARNING
Engaging sports sim celebrates golf history.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)

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