Game Reviews

Starbound Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Sandbox adventure is fun, gratifying, but has odd controls.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Lifeless Planet: Premiere Edition Game Poster Image
age 12+
A sci-fi tale of mystery … and walking. Lots of walking.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
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Breached Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Cool but confusing trial-and-error adventure on alien world.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Rebel Galaxy Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Confining repetitive game about exploring, space, trading.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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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)
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Corpse of Discovery Game Poster Image
age 15+
Psychological space tale has confusing, repetitive gameplay.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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Sunset Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Unconventional war game forces cultural reflection.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Morningstar: Descent to Dead Rock Game Poster Image
age 12+
Clever adventure could use more content, urgency in play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Elegy for a Dead World Game Poster Image
age 9+
Super creative storytelling game; some online safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Tales from the Borderlands Game Poster Image
age 16+
Dialogue-based adventure has strong language, bloody combat.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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Nancy Drew: Labyrinth of Lies Game Poster Image
age 10+
Slow, dull adventure with overly complex puzzles.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
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Project Spark Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Terrific game builder lets kids explore their imaginations.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2014)
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NaissanceE Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Surreal exploration of claustrophobia and confusion.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
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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)
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Poptropica Adventures Game Poster Image
age 7+
Popular virtual world now on handheld; has good role models.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
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Victorious: Hollywood Arts Debut Game Poster Image
age 8+
TV-based romp has positive role models and teen drama.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
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