Game Reviews

age 14+
 
Disappointing horror game is bloody, unscary, and confusing.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, Xbox 360
(2015)
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age 18+
 
Adventure focuses on power, consequences of second chances.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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age 18+
 
Dark, violent, morally ambiguous adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
age 16+
 
Dialogue-based adventure has strong language, bloody combat.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 15+
 
Realistic-looking detective adventure has mature themes.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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age 10+
 
LEARNING
Terrific game builder lets kids explore their imaginations.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 16+
 
Supernatural mystery suffers design issues, weak writing.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun, imaginative adventure promotes independent thinking.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Riveting zombie adventure but definitely not for kids.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 17+
 
Smartly written adventure immersed in adult themes, content.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Fabulous Agatha Christie-style mystery for teens and up.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Extremely violent, profanity-filled zombie adventure.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
age 16+
 
LEARNING
TV show shown as violent game pushes cultural insensitivity.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Compelling but gory adventure for mature mystery lovers.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
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age 18+
 
LEARNING
Violent undead puzzle platformer set in apocalyptic world.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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FEZ
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Indie game wonder is a fountain of brain-stretching ideas.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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age 14+
 
Disappointing adventure game based on the hit TV show.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2011)
age 10+
 
Take a virtual vacation with ambitious park recreation.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Bloody adventure game with visceral violence, online play.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2011)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Sandbox-style game with open online play fosters creativity.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)

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