Game Reviews

Chime Sharp Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Soothing puzzler moves to its own beat.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Inside Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Puzzle-platformer with scary imagery rewards cleverness.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(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)
In Between Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Puzzling, annoying look at life, loss from one man's eyes.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Lumo Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Mind-bending puzzler with distinct nostalgic flavor.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Life Goes On: Done to Death Game Poster Image
age 10+
Morbid, challenging, cartoony puzzle game has mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Samorost 3 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Exploration-heavy adventure game with tough puzzles.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
101 Ways to Die Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Bloody trap builder lacks creative puzzle-solving.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Disney Infinity 3.0: Marvel Battlegrounds Game Poster Image
age 11+
Basic brawler encourages kids to buy more Infinity toys.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
Street Fighter V Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Fun next-gen fighter is missing key features, gameplay.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Unravel Game Poster Image
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age 9+
LEARNING
Poetic platformer with themes of family, friends, aging.
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)
The Witness Game Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
Brilliant puzzle game is challenging but deeply rewarding.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Pony Island Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Clever, challenging puzzler disguised as game about ponies.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(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)
Minecraft: Story Mode Game Poster Image
age 10+
Famous blocky adventure has a generic story to tell.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One, iPhone
(2015)
Snail Bob 2 Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Clever cartoonish puzzle adventure perfect for families.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Doodle God Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Clever puzzler entertains, shocks with combined elements.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Dropsy Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Adventure about making people happy is very confusing.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Fate Tectonics Game Poster Image
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age 12+
World-building puzzler ruined by frustrating, childish gods.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)

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