Game Reviews

age 14+
 
Combat focused expansion deep with gameplay, new features.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
age 18+
 
Excellent mature adventure full of sex, violence, profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
 
Role-playing game suffers from uneven battle, puzzle pacing.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2015)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Beautiful puzzler explores life, death, and relationships.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Quirky, role-playing fun has mild violence, lots of laughs.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
age 12+
 
Fun, engaging adventure despite fantasy violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2015)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Classic RPG bundle hasn’t aged a bit; great value for teens.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 15+
 
LEARNING
Mediocre role-playing game with violence, blood.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Big red dog's reading game light on activities.
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad Ultra, LeapPad2, LeapsterGS
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Magical "old school" adventure has heady puzzles and combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Science learning with Super Grover 2.0 is fun and silly.
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad2, LeapsterGS
(2013)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
This smart cat engages kids in math to help her friends.
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad Ultra, LeapPad2, LeapsterGS
(2013)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Kids develop scary-good logic skills with Mike and Sulley.
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, Leapster Explorer
(2013)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Cute town sim about friendship and spending virtual money.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Charming game models conflict resolution for young kids.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Games, treasure, and free exploration = swashbuckling fun.
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad2, Leapster Explorer
(2012)
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age 8+
 
Girls can ride, care for horses; game missing many features.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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age 18+
 
Exciting sci-fi adventure with gore, sex, and profanity.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
age 13+
 
Deep fantasy role-playing with elegant action sequences.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
First-person history adventure asks kids to choose sides.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)