Game Reviews

age 18+
 
A disjointed, clunkily written, too-simple adventure.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 12+
 
Clever adventure could use more content, urgency in play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 14+
 
Disappointing horror game is bloody, unscary, and confusing.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, Xbox 360
(2015)
csm_game
age 15+
 
LEARNING
Modern Clash of Titans has alluring art, challenging play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
age 18+
 
Mature crime adventure spoiled by technical flaws.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 13+
 
Stellar adventure game revisits the Land of the Dead.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Super creative storytelling game; some online safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 14+
 
Interesting but hard-to-learn digital board game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 16+
 
Dialogue-based adventure has strong language, bloody combat.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Terrific game builder lets kids explore their imaginations.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
A girl, a balloon, creepy graphics, tricky controls.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 18+
 
Violent adventure has great story, brain-bending puzzles.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Retro side-scrolling adventure tests persistence, patience.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Engaging platformer emphasizes creativity and adventure.
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad Ultra, LeapPad2, Leapster Explorer, LeapsterGS
(2014)
age 16+
 
Supernatural mystery suffers design issues, weak writing.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Thought-provoking final chapter of ghostly retro adventure.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Surreal exploration of claustrophobia and confusion.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Learn what it means to be human in quirky adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Great haunted house mystery with challenging puzzles.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Terrifyingly spooky indie game delivers blood-free horror.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)

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