Game Reviews

Bravely Second: End Layer Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Fun, mildly violent fantasy RPG with some mature themes.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Action-adventure remake has mild combat, terrific puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Mild combat, standard good-vs.-evil clash in fun adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Yo-Kai Watch Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Fun happy-"ghost"-lucky game helps kids deal with emotions.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Super Mario Maker Game Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Extraordinarily fun game-maker for kids of all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
LBX: Little Battlers eXperience Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Pocket-size bots pack a powerful, and personal, punch.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Windward Game Poster Image
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age 9+
LEARNING
Sandbox pirate game provides creative but repetitive play.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Xenoblade Chronicles 3D Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Role-play with some fantasy violence demands much time.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Gurumin: A Monstrous Adventure Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Well-tuned adventure has charming characters and fun combat.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Gravity Ghost Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Beautiful puzzler explores life, death, and relationships.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Pokemon Alpha Sapphire/Pokemon Omega Ruby Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Remake of fun all-ages RPG has some online safety concerns.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
LittleBigPlanet 3 Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Kids empowered to create own content in clever adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2014)
Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited Game Poster Image
age 14+
LEARNING
Complex strategy game has captivating play, edgy content.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
Child of Light Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Original, accessible, fun RPG stars lots of strong females.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Game Poster Image
age 15+
LEARNING
Mediocre role-playing game with violence, blood.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition Game Poster Image
age 18+
LEARNING
Enhanced version of mature, violent adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
Chibi-Robo: Photo Finder Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun little photography adventure may motivate chore-doing.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I Don't Know Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Mild cartoon violence aplenty in TV tie-in game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Fusing action, humor, and planet-hopping in a fun romp.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Magical "old school" adventure has heady puzzles and combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)

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