Game Reviews

AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Innovative puzzles, play limited by stale fights, glitches.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Accessible, action-heavy space strategy with mild violence.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun version of the iconic board game -- with extra modes.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Kids empowered to create own content in clever adventure.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Violent, bleak survival game has new look at horrors of war.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Super sequel soars in creativity, falls flat in adventure.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Charming, melodic, and genre-bending game for kids, adults.
csm_game
Platforms: Facebook, PlayStation Vita, Windows, iPhone, iPod
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Super fun, creative Tolkien/Lego mashup promotes teamwork.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun little photography adventure may motivate chore-doing.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Sci-fi-themed adventure more about exploration than combat.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Reasonably fun casual game based on Wipeout TV show.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Gameplay and characters kids love with some new twists.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Deeply imaginative platformer with some mild violence.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Western play set with pistols, axes, and a focus on combat.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Creative Disney adventure lets kids build own games.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Standard LEGO yarn with an equal mix of combat and puzzles.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Exceptional storytelling, but lots of violence, profanity.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Mediocre LEGO game with minor violence and reckless driving.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Finicky but fun Minecraft-style game set in a 2D world.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun, imaginative, safe adventure set in a plastic world.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)

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