Game Reviews

Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force: Herbert's Revenge Game Poster Image
age 6+
Fantastic nonviolent spy game, ties in to Disney's website.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Pokemon HeartGold & SoulSilver Versions Game Poster Image
age 7+
Collect & battle game uses a pedometer to get kids walking.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Super Mario Galaxy 2 Game Poster Image
age 7+
Brilliant platformer a surefire hit for virtually all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
MySims Agents (Wii) Game Poster Image
age 8+
Best MySims yet, with secret agent vibe, cool spy gadgets.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
Kirby's Epic Yarn Game Poster Image
age 8+
Original and beautiful platformer is one of the year's best.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Pokemon Black Version/White Version Game Poster Image
age 8+
Intriguing story has slew of online features.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
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)
The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass Game Poster Image
age 9+
Innovative gameplay makes this Zelda soar.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2007)
The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks Game Poster Image
age 11+
Daring adventure with inventive puzzles, trains, heroism.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney: Trials and Tribulations Game Poster Image
age 13+
Compelling courtroom drama promotes reading.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2007)
Limbo Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Arresting imagery of an afterworld creates interactive art.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2010)
Assassin's Creed: Revelations Game Poster Image
age 18+
Bloody adventure game with visceral violence, online play.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2011)
The Walking Dead: Season One Game Poster Image
age 18+
Extremely violent, profanity-filled zombie adventure.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
Slender: The Arrival Game Poster Image
age 18+
Terrifyingly spooky indie game delivers blood-free horror.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
Life Is Strange Game Poster Image
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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)
Heavy Rain Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Thriller about kid killer with gore and sex is not for kids.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2010)
The Walking Dead: Season Two Game Poster Image
age 18+
Riveting zombie adventure but definitely not for kids.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)