Game Reviews

Kinect Rush: A Disney-Pixar Adventure Game Poster Image
age 7+
Highly physical game can be both fun and frustrating.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
Transformers Prime: The Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
Ideal for fans of the TV show, packed with frenetic action.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fast-paced action romp with cartoony violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2012)
Power Rangers Super Samurai Game Poster Image
age 11+
Kids mimic fighting on Kinect; filled with fantasy violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
Anarchy Reigns Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Post-apocalyptic fighting game with violence and gore.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Game Poster Image
age 18+
Fast pace, intense violence/gore take series on new course.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
Remember Me Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Intriguing sci-fi game has sex, violence, and profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Transformers Rescue Bots: Race to the Rescue Game Poster Image
age 6+
Robot platformer demystifies natural disasters.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2013)
Ben 10 Omniverse 2 Game Poster Image
age 10+
TV-show-based combat game without blood or gore.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus Game Poster Image
age 12+
Fusing action, humor, and planet-hopping in a fun romp.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
Chibi-Robo: Photo Finder Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun little photography adventure may motivate chore-doing.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
Strider Game Poster Image
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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)
Stick It to the Man Game Poster Image
age 13+
Funny, bizarre adventure appeals to teen cynics and beyond.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2014)
Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark Game Poster Image
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)
Freedom Planet Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Actioner feels like Sonic homage, but play falls short.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2014)
Alien: Isolation Game Poster Image
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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)
LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Game Poster Image
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)
Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric Game Poster Image
age 10+
Sub-par Sonic game hits too many speed bumps.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
Grow Home Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 6+
Charming outing with robots tending intergalactic plants.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
SpongeBob HeroPants Game Poster Image
age 8+
This pineapple-under-the-sea adventure's a bit stale.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360
(2015)

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