Game Reviews

Bravely Second: End Layer Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Fun, mildly violent fantasy RPG with some mature themes.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Mild combat, standard good-vs.-evil clash in fun adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Hero Generations Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Role-playing tale explores family, but weak plot falls flat.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Xenoblade Chronicles 3D Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Role-play with some fantasy violence demands much time.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Family-friendly party game promotes socializing, exercise.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
Gravity Ghost Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Beautiful puzzler explores life, death, and relationships.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Pokemon Alpha Sapphire/Pokemon Omega Ruby Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Remake of fun all-ages RPG has some online safety concerns.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
Unrest Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Choices come with consequences in pensive, story-driven RPG.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Divinity: Original  Sin Game Poster Image
age 15+
LEARNING
Bloody co-op indie RPG is ambitious, raises tough questions.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Child of Light Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Original, accessible, fun RPG stars lots of strong females.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Classic RPG bundle hasn’t aged a bit; great value for teens.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Magical "old school" adventure has heady puzzles and combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Zumba Kids Game Poster Image
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age 6+
LEARNING
Blends fitness and dancing with kid-friendly choreography.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360
(2013)
Zumba Fitness World Party Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Fun fitness dancing game not very original.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii
(2013)
Just Dance Kids 2014 Game Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Get kids going with family-friendly dances and songs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii
(2013)
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Eclectic and engaging RPG with light, cartoonish action.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Animal Crossing: New Leaf Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Cute town sim about friendship and spending virtual money.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Compelling story with strong role models, loss, and battles.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
miCoach Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Diverse, enjoyable workout game with heavy Adidas branding.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
Xenoblade Chronicles Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Great adventure has themes best suited for teens and adults.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)

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