Game Reviews

csm_game
age 18+
 
Dark cyberthriller poses serious moral questions.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 9+
 
Innovative gameplay makes this Zelda soar.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2007)
csm_game
age 7+
 
Stunningly beautiful, warm-hearted game has a green message.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2009)
age 8+
 
Best MySims yet, with secret agent vibe, cool spy gadgets.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 8+
 
The sweetest, gentlest action heroes around.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
age 11+
 
Daring adventure with inventive puzzles, trains, heroism.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 10+
 
Fun, creative retro adventure serves as homage/satire.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2010)
age 7+
 
Brilliant platformer a surefire hit for virtually all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 6+
 
Fantastic nonviolent spy game, ties in to Disney's website.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 7+
 
Fantastic, kid-friendly aerial action game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
csm_game
age 16+
 
Arresting imagery of an afterworld creates interactive art.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2010)
age 8+
 
Original and beautiful platformer is one of the year's best.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 10+
 
Learn about Japan while solving a puzzling mystery.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
age 8+
 
Intriguing story has slew of online features.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
csm_game
FEZ
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Indie game wonder is a fountain of brain-stretching ideas.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fab mystery lets you explore ancient Egyptian ruins.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Exciting mystery teaches about physics and electricity.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
csm_game
age 15+
 
LEARNING
Terrific narrative game tackles tough teen identity issues.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fantastic mystery set in Scotland has terrorist theme.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Amazing, creative adventure melds real and virtual worlds.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2013)

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