Game Reviews

Pillar Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Confusing puzzler based on personality types misses mark.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2015)
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)
Moon Hunters Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
Great mythology-inspired action RPG with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Journey Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Beautiful adventure less a game than interactive poetry.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2012)
The LEGO Movie Videogame Game Poster Image
age 10+
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+
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
csm_game
age 10+
Retro side-scrolling adventure tests persistence, patience.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
Broken Age Act 2 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Maddeningly difficult adventure with strong role models.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
Poncho Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Retro platformer with poor controls, frustrating design.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
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)
Abzu Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Artistic aquatic adventure filled with mystery, wonder.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
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)
Lifeless Planet: Premiere Edition Game Poster Image
age 12+
A sci-fi tale of mystery … and walking. Lots of walking.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
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)
Rebel Galaxy Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
Confining repetitive game about exploring, space, trading.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
Firewatch Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Mystery set in wilderness is challenging, captivating.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
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)
Apotheon Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 15+
Modern Clash of Titans has alluring art, challenging play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
Murdered: Soul Suspect Game Poster Image
age 16+
Supernatural mystery suffers design issues, weak writing.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)

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