Game Reviews

BoxBoxBoy! Game Poster Image
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age 8+
No cutting corners in this simple, addictive puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Fru Game Poster Image
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Fru
age 8+
Kinect puzzler puts both brains and bodies to the test.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2016)
Koi Game Poster Image
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Koi
age 7+
Cute but shallow fish tale with eco message makes no waves.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
Unravel Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Poetic platformer with themes of family, friends, aging.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
The Witness Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Brilliant puzzle game is challenging but deeply rewarding.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Game Poster Image
age 8+
Cute, accessible home-design sim in popular series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Traverser Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Physics puzzler has great female hero but feels incomplete.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Infinifactory Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Tough engineering logic puzzler is mysterious and creepy.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun, balanced puzzler with StreetPass features.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Vertiginous Golf Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Colorful, quirky golf puzzler has dark story, iffy controls.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Sym Game Poster Image
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Sym
age 10+
Clever puzzler addresses social anxiety disorder.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars Game Poster Image
age 8+
Safe but mediocre puzzler maintains the series' status quo.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
Pneuma: Breath of Life Game Poster Image
age 10+
Vexing puzzler is safe for kids but could prove frustrating.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
The Talos Principle Game Poster Image
age 10+
Tech-focused sci-fi puzzler challenges, makes players think.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
Autocraft Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Creative vehicle builder a bit rough around the edges.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
TRI: Of Friendship and Madness Game Poster Image
age 8+
Cunning puzzler delivers beauty, challenge, and peace.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
VTech InnoTab Software - I Spy Adventure Game Poster Image
age 4+
Rhyming seek-and-find clues create clever logic puzzles.
Platforms: InnoTab 2
(2014)
Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney Game Poster Image
age 12+
Clever nonviolent puzzle crossover is fun, smart play.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
Metrico Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Infographic puzzler has off-the-charts challenges.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
Road Not Taken Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Inventive and challenging puzzler has quirky humor.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2014)

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