Game Reviews

Dead to Rights: Retribution Game Poster Image
age 18+
Ultra-graphic violence plus moral ambiguity equals No Kids.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2010)
Lifeboat to Mars Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Free online ecosystem game makes learning biology fun.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
Immune Attack Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Educational adventure makes biology thrilling.
Platforms: Windows
(2009)
James Cameron's Avatar: The Game Game Poster Image
age 13+
Ambitious but ultimately disappointing fantasy game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2009)
Wet Game Poster Image
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Wet
age 18+
Tarantino-like bloodbath with acrobatic gunning and slicing.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2009)
Kodu Game Lab Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Innovative game creator is powerful but hard to learn.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
Battlefield Heroes Game Poster Image
age 13+
Free-to-play online shooter is cartoonish but still violent.
Platforms: Windows
(2009)
Wanted: Weapons of Fate Game Poster Image
age 18+
Shallow third-person shooter extends film Wanted.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2009)
JumpStart 3D Virtual World Game Poster Image
age 4+
Online learning game set in a big open world is a cut above.
Platforms: Windows
(2009)
Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard Game Poster Image
age 14+
Funny spoof of game industry falls flat during play.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2009)
PowerUp Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Online game teaches players the importance of clean energy.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2009)
DreamBox Learning Math Game Poster Image
age 5+
Online math game adjusts in difficulty as you play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2009)
Army of Two: The 40th Day Game Poster Image
age 18+
Bloody shooter provides plethora of moral choices.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2009)
Argument Wars Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Quality courtroom sim uses real cases to teach argument.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2009)
Gears of War 2 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Gory yet well-done shooter meant for adults only.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2008)
Saints Row 2 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Brutal GTA-like gangster game -- not for kids.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2008)
Fracture Game Poster Image
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age 14+
War game with good premise but just OK delivery.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2008)
Mercenaries 2: World in Flames Game Poster Image
age 13+
An exciting and explosive open-world shooter.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
FutureU: The Prep Game for SAT Game Poster Image
age 14+
Play your way to a better SAT score.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2008)
Animal Genius Game Poster Image
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age 5+
Seamlessly incorporates learning into fun gaming.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2008)

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