Game Reviews

Flower Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Stunningly beautiful, warm-hearted game has a green message.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2009)
Wonderbook: Diggs Nightcrawler Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Average augmented-reality gumshoe story with mild violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
Minecraft Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
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)
Wonderbook: Book of Spells Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Innovative interactive book opens new door to Harry Potter.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2012)
3-D Dot Game Heroes Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, creative retro adventure serves as homage/satire.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2010)
Journey Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Beautiful adventure less a game than interactive poetry.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2012)
The LEGO Movie Videogame Game Poster Image
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)
Doki-Doki Universe Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Learn what it means to be human in quirky adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
Entwined Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Adventure is beautiful, poetic but too simple, repetitive.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
Rogue Legacy Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Retro side-scrolling adventure tests persistence, patience.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
Disney Infinity 3.0: Star Wars Rise Against the Empire Play Set Game Poster Image
age 10+
Playful sci-fi romp through a galaxy far, far away.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Papo & Yo Game Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
Dramatic and affecting puzzler about alcoholism and abuse.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
Syberia Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Dated but still solid puzzle-filled adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2014)
The Incredible Hulk Game Poster Image
age 13+
One of the most violent T-rated games around.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
Braid Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 14+
Brilliant time-shifting platform game about love lost.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows, Mac
(2008)
NCIS Game Poster Image
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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)
The Raven: Legacy of a Master Thief Game Poster Image
age 14+
LEARNING
Fabulous Agatha Christie-style mystery for teens and up.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
Crimes and Punishments: Sherlock Holmes Game Poster Image
age 15+
Realistic-looking detective adventure has mature themes.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Limbo Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Arresting imagery of an afterworld creates interactive art.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2010)
Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse Game Poster Image
age 16+
LEARNING
TV show shown as violent game pushes cultural insensitivity.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)

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