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)
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
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)
Mortal Kombat X Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Incredibly violent fighting game has buckets of blood, gore.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(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)
Digimon All Star-Rumble Game Poster Image
age 10+
Bland brawler's creatures equate fighting with happiness.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Game Poster Image
age 14+
Good brawler doesn't knock out its competition.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(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)
Double Dragon II: Wander of the Dragons Game Poster Image
age 15+
LEARNING
Terrible remake of a mindlessly violent 1980s arcade game.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2013)
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)
Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector’s Set Game Poster Image
age 14+
LEARNING
Set of classic fighting games has lots of violent content.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Game Poster Image
age 14+
LEARNING
Feature-rich fighting contest is violent, with mild blood.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
Persona 4 Arena Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 14+
LEARNING
Decent fantasy fighting game, but filled with swearing.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)

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