Game Reviews

age 12+
 
Horror adventure shooter fires more than a few blanks.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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age 11+
 
Side-scroller with mild blood revels in old-school action.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
age 8+
 
Latest installment delivers dino battling, racing fun.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 18+
 
Surprisingly bloody, violent RPG with sexual themes.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
age 13+
 
Stylish action marred by odd controls, design choices.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 8+
 
This pineapple-under-the-sea adventure's a bit stale.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360
(2015)
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age 6+
 
Charming outing with robots tending intergalactic plants.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Sub-par Sonic game hits too many speed bumps.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
age 10+
 
Frenetic, funny, but often confusing action-puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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age 18+
 
Movie-based action horror game is soaked in gory violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 13+
 
Lackluster action game has blatant movie-marketing ties.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Funny, bizarre adventure appeals to teen cynics and beyond.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2014)
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age 12+
 
Fast-paced action title has nice graphics, repetitive play.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 15+
 
LEARNING
Mediocre role-playing game with violence, blood.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun little photography adventure may motivate chore-doing.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Fusing action, humor, and planet-hopping in a fun romp.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
TV-show-based combat game without blood or gore.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Robot platformer demystifies natural disasters.
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad Ultra, LeapPad2, Leapster Explorer
(2013)
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age 18+
 
LEARNING
Intriguing sci-fi game has sex, violence, and profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Fast pace, intense violence/gore take series on new course.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)

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