Game Reviews

Pillow Pets Game Poster Image
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age 5+
Puzzle game based on popular brand is colorful, simple.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
Gummy Bears Magical Medallion Game Poster Image
age 6+
Platformer game has neat aesthetic, little substance.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Adventure Sketchers Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Engaging platformer emphasizes creativity and adventure.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2014)
The Princess Bride Game Game Poster Image
age 8+
Same charm as the film, but play is hit and miss.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
Murasaki Baby Game Poster Image
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age 8+
A girl, a balloon, creepy graphics, tricky controls.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
NaissanceE Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Surreal exploration of claustrophobia and confusion.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
Wonderbook: Book of Spells Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Innovative interactive book opens new door to Harry Potter.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2012)
Moon Hunters Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Great mythology-inspired action RPG with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Magician's Quest Mysterious Times Game Poster Image
age 10+
Real time used in wizard sim; shows consequences of gossip.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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)
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)
Hack 'n' Slash Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Programming adventure heavy on gimmick, light on combat.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
Rituals Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Short adventure captivates with puzzles, intriguing story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
King's Quest Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Funny, surprising adventure with beautiful graphics.
Platforms: 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)
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)
Myst (Nintendo 3DS) Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
While not new, Myst for Nintendo 3DS is fun, challenging.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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)
The Witcher Adventure Game Game Poster Image
age 14+
Interesting but hard-to-learn digital board game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Oxenfree Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Edgy adventure on deserted isle is engaging yet mysterious.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)

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