Game Reviews

age 18+
 
LEARNING
Riveting zombie adventure but definitely not for kids.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Terrifyingly spooky indie game delivers blood-free horror.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Extremely violent, profanity-filled zombie adventure.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
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)
age 8+
 
Intriguing story has slew of online features.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
age 8+
 
Original and beautiful platformer is one of the year's best.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
csm_game
age 16+
 
Arresting imagery of an afterworld creates interactive art.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2010)
age 6+
 
Fantastic nonviolent spy game, ties in to Disney's website.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 7+
 
Brilliant platformer a surefire hit for virtually all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 7+
 
Collect & battle game uses a pedometer to get kids walking.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 18+
 
Thriller about kid killer with gore and sex is not for kids.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2010)
age 11+
 
Daring adventure with inventive puzzles, trains, heroism.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 8+
 
Best MySims yet, with secret agent vibe, cool spy gadgets.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 13+
 
Compelling courtroom drama promotes reading.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2007)
age 9+
 
Innovative gameplay makes this Zelda soar.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2007)