Game Reviews

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)
Gurumin: A Monstrous Adventure Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Well-tuned adventure has charming characters and fun combat.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Never Alone (Kisima Innitchuna) Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Violent, beautiful Native tale with young, strong heroine.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
This War of Mine Game Poster Image
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age 14+
LEARNING
Violent, bleak survival game has new look at horrors of war.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
The Last Tinker: City of Colors Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Provocative third-person adventure fights bigotry, hatred.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
Unrest Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Choices come with consequences in pensive, story-driven RPG.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Abyss Odyssey Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Unusual folklore-based fantasy has violence, mild nudity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
Transistor Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Cryptic story hinders cyberpunk RPG.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2014)
Stick It to the Man Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Funny, bizarre adventure appeals to teen cynics and beyond.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(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)
Ryse: Son of Rome Game Poster Image
age 18+
LEARNING
Incredibly violent action game filled with bloody vengeance.
Platforms: Xbox One
(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)
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Game Poster Image
age 18+
LEARNING
Rich, epic, historical action game with very mature themes.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
Beyond: Two Souls Game Poster Image
age 18+
LEARNING
Bold, film-like, story-driven game with very mature themes.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
Grand Theft Auto V Game Poster Image
age 18+
LEARNING
Crime, violence, sex, drugs, and alcohol = not for kids.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist Game Poster Image
age 18+
LEARNING
Brutal, lifelike stealth game is for mature audiences only.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
Saints Row IV Game Poster Image
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age 18+
LEARNING
Over-the-top alien bloodfest for mature audiences.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
Dynasty Warriors 8 Game Poster Image
age 14+
LEARNING
Action-packed tactical sequel for fans of sword fighting.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
The Last of Us Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 18+
LEARNING
Exceptional storytelling, but lots of violence, profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)

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