Game Reviews

Kung Fu Panda 2 (Wii) Game Poster Image
age 7+
Lots of fighting and iffy controls for uDraw movie tie-in.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
DiscStorm Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fast-paced arcade arena play held back by repetitive action.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Joe Danger Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Exciting stunt racer has thrills, mild cartoonish spills.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
All Star Karate Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Control problems mar mediocre martial arts adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Kung Fu Panda 2 (Kinect) Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun physical gaming, but lots of fighting.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
LEGO City Undercover Game Poster Image
age 9+
Fun, imaginative, safe adventure set in a plastic world.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
Lego Ninjago: Shadow of Ronin Game Poster Image
age 10+
Lego's ninja franchise spun into clever hand-held adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
Adventure Time: Finn and Jake Investigations Game Poster Image
age 10+
Amusing but flawed short brawler for fans of the TV series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants In Manhattan Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, repetitive action game with mild violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
Forza Motorsport Game Poster Image
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age 10+
A superior racing simulator for the Xbox.
Platforms: Xbox
(2005)
Kung Fu Panda Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Movie-based kid combat best on Xbox and PS3.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2008)
Kung Fu Panda: Legendary Warriors Game Poster Image
age 10+
Lackluster brawler hard on the wrists and light on story.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2008)
Wipeout: Create & Crash Game Poster Image
age 10+
Reasonably fun casual game based on Wipeout TV show.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, Xbox 360
(2013)
Power Rangers Super Samurai Game Poster Image
age 11+
Kids mimic fighting on Kinect; filled with fantasy violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
Legend of Kay Anniversary Game Poster Image
age 12+
Remake blurs line between nostalgic, outdated.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires Game Poster Image
age 13+
Tactical action offers more customization, weak graphics.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
Arslan: The Warriors of Legend Game Poster Image
age 13+
Violent hack-and-slash adventure is fun yet repetitive.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Kill to Collect Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Mild violence, repetitive action best in short sessions.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Dynasty Warriors 8 Game Poster Image
age 14+
Action-packed tactical sequel for fans of sword fighting.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
Tales of Xillia 2 Game Poster Image
age 15+
Complex but fun, action-packed RPG stresses player choice.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2014)

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