Game Reviews

Starbound Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Sandbox adventure is fun, gratifying, but has odd controls.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Breached Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Cool but confusing trial-and-error adventure on alien world.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Firewatch Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Mystery set in wilderness is challenging, captivating.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
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The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 Game Poster Image
age 12+
Irreverent cartoonish adventure full of parodies.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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Dead Synchronicity: Tomorrow Comes Today Game Poster Image
age 18+
Mature episodic apocalyptic adventure has abrupt ending.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Dreamfall Chapters - Books 1 and 2 Game Poster Image
age 18+
Thought-provoking adventure set in parallel worlds.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Shelter 2 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Poetic but flawed, confused game falls short of potential.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Supreme League of Patriots Game Poster Image
age 18+
Fun, edgy, occasionally frustrating adventure.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Grim Fandango Remastered Game Poster Image
age 13+
Stellar adventure game revisits the Land of the Dead.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
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A Bird Story Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Short but emotionally powerful story told without words.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Hack 'n' Slash Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Programming adventure heavy on gimmick, light on combat.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Hidden Expedition Smithsonian: Hope Diamond Game Poster Image
age 10+
Frustration-free hidden object adventure offers ample hints.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Broken Age Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Witty story with memorable characters and good message.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Gone Home Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Terrific narrative game tackles tough teen identity issues.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Papo & Yo Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Dramatic and affecting puzzler about alcoholism and abuse.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
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Minecraft Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Sandbox-style game with open online play fosters creativity.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2011)
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