Game Reviews

Blade Arcus from Shining: Battle Arena Game Poster Image
age 13+
Formulaic fighter that's lacking some depth, punch.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
One Piece: Burning Blood Game Poster Image
age 14+
Brawler offers fun, but complex, mature story.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
The Last Blade 2 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Strategy-heavy fighter with mild violence for fans only.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2016)
Street Fighter V Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 14+
Fun next-gen fighter is missing key features, gameplay.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 Game Poster Image
age 14+
Series-finale brawler has repetitive fighting, odd controls.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Saint Seiya: Soldiers' Soul Game Poster Image
age 13+
Anime-based brawler only fun for its franchise fans.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax Game Poster Image
age 14+
Anime fighter is violent, fun but visually unimpressive.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
J-Stars Victory Vs. + Game Poster Image
age 10+
Cartoonish fighting game for anime fans only.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2015)
Dragon Ball Xenoverse Game Poster Image
age 13+
Time-travelling fighter stuck in place by inconsistent play.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Dead or Alive 5 Last Round Game Poster Image
age 18+
Fast fighter has lots of sexy imagery, minor game additions.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
NES Remix Pack Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
Family-friendly collection of classic Nintendo mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
Super Smash Bros. Wii U Game Poster Image
age 11+
Cartoonishly violent brawler very deep and engaging.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS Game Poster Image
age 11+
Terrific handheld transition for classic fighting game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution Game Poster Image
age 13+
Deep fighting game has arcade violence, safety concerns.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
Ultra Street Fighter IV Game Poster Image
age 13+
Updated remix massively expands popular fighting franchise.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
Injustice: Gods Among Us Game Poster Image
age 15+
LEARNING
DC Comics characters pummel each other -- with some blood.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Cross-platform brawler stars hodgepodge of game characters.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2012)
Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge Game Poster Image
age 18+
LEARNING
Blood-soaked fighting game with few unique Wii U features.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Fun superhero brawler on Kinect with no blood or gore.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
Dead or Alive 5 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 18+
LEARNING
Fast-fighting game with violence and sexual overtones.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)

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