Game Reviews

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)
age 18+
 
Fascinating, gory French Revolution epic intros co-op play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
age 18+
 
Historical action epic has violent combat, strong language.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
age 18+
 
Bloody dungeon crawler pits abused boy against crazed mom.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 15+
 
Ambitious adventure flawed by poor gameplay, weak story.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
age 18+
 
Difficult, bloody, predictable RPG has great graphics, bugs.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
age 10+
 
Violent superhero brawler quickly gets repetitive, boring.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
csm_game
age 18+
 
Well-made but very violent game objectifies strong heroine.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
age 18+
 
Bloody stealth game with heartless hero hit or miss.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Fun Halloween sequel retreads mildly violent costumed play.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
csm_game
age 18+
 
Movie-based action horror game is soaked in gory violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Awesome toy-driven adventure lets you turn villains good.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 6+
 
Charming fantasy platformer is more fun with a friend.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Outstanding driving game has some street-racing concerns.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 16+
 
Role-playing game focuses on combat, but story falls flat.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 18+
 
Action game set in Tolkien's fantasy world is ultraviolent.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Crossover combat-heavy adventure creates new legendary game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
csm_game
age 7+
 
Stylized platformer with hard-earned victories, frustration.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Super sequel soars in creativity, falls flat in adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 10+
 
Wall-crawling, web-slinging fun, with mild violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)

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