Game Reviews

age 10+
 
Fun recreations of classic pinball games.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One, iPhone, iPod
(2015)
age 8+
 
Pac-Man and his friends bite into a mediocre platformer.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Charming, melodic, and genre-bending game for kids, adults.
Platforms: Facebook, PlayStation Vita, Windows, iPhone, iPod
(2014)
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age 13+
 
Clever cartoonish arcade shooter with time travel and dinos.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 18+
 
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Expansion to a violent and mature strategy sci-fi game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2013)
age 10+
 
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Simple, unimaginative action brawler extends the TV show.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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age 10+
 
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Delightful, frantic side-scroller with cartoony violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
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age 7+
 
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Cute cartoon side-scroller, but only for young fans.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 12+
 
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Challenging turn-based strategy game with skeleton warriors.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 13+
 
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Online multiplayer fantasy game with a focus on fighting.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
age 13+
 
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World War II simulation focuses on history, strategy.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Travel back in time with collection of fun '80s games.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Thrilling sci-fi strategy game with violence and gore.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
age 9+
 
Play as Sonic of past or today in whiz-bang action romp.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
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age 15+
 
Exciting action strategy game too violent for younger kids.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
age 7+
 
Simple, active game is good for short bursts of fun.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
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age 10+
 
Minor violence in robot combat game; can play co-op.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2011)
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age 13+
 
Deep war game requires brain as well as (moderate) brawn.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2010)
age 17+
 
Gripping but gruesome mystery, appropriate for older teens.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Windows
(2010)
age 12+
 
Strategy game spin-off of popular trading card game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)

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