Game Reviews

age 10+
Amusing but flawed short brawler for fans of the TV series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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age 16+
Bloody foul-mouthed nostalgia action ultimately repetitive.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 16+
Overt focus on sexual content distracts frantic fight game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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age 8+
Fast-paced arcade arena play held back by repetitive action.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 18+
Not all winners, but this "Rare" collection rocks.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
age 12+
Remake blurs line between nostalgic, outdated.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
Lego's ninja franchise spun into clever hand-held adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
age 13+
Tactical action offers more customization, weak graphics.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
Exciting stunt racer has thrills, mild cartoonish spills.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 15+
Complex but fun, action-packed RPG stresses player choice.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2014)
age 15+
LEARNING
Fun and intense Caped Crusader romp lacks ingenuity.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Reasonably fun casual game based on Wipeout TV show.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 14+
LEARNING
Action-packed tactical sequel for fans of sword fighting.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 9+
LEARNING
Fun, imaginative, safe adventure set in a plastic world.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
age 18+
LEARNING
Fast pace, intense violence/gore take series on new course.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
age 18+
LEARNING
Rebirth of aging franchise, still filled with gore and sex.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 18+
LEARNING
Post-apocalyptic fighting game with violence and gore.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
age 11+
LEARNING
Kids mimic fighting on Kinect; filled with fantasy violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
age 6+
LEARNING
Cool animation teaching, but kids' art gets lost in shuffle.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2011)
age 7+
Lots of fighting and iffy controls for uDraw movie tie-in.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)

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