Game Reviews

Half-Life 2 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
A game filled with unnerving gore and violence.
Platforms: Windows
(2004)
Music Ace Deluxe Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Comprehensive music lessons are fun, interactive.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2004)
Symphony Painter Game Poster Image
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age 5+
Compose music by drawing!
Platforms: Color Pixter
(2005)
BioShock Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Superb but gory gameplay in first-person shooter.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Windows
(2007)
Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 Game Poster Image
age 18+
Thoughtful, complex, and gritty WWII title.
Platforms: Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2005)
Elite Beat Agents Game Poster Image
age 10+
Heroes bring the funk by tapping in rhythm.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2006)
Guitar Hero II Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Rock-'n'-roll party returns, better than ever.
Platforms: PlayStation 2
(2006)
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 Game Poster Image
age 13+
Well-done tactical shooter with multiplayer modes.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 2
(2007)
Electroplankton Game Poster Image
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age 5+
Mesmerizing way to create art and music on the DS.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2006)
Rock Band Game Poster Image
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age 10+
A fantastic music game for the entire family.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2007)
Halo 3 Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Well-made series finale too violent for kids.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2007)
Patapon Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Hypnotic, fun rhythm game with quirky characters.
Platforms: PSP
(2008)
Half-Life 2: The Orange Box Game Poster Image
age 18+
Five gripping, mature sci-fi shooter games.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2007)
Guitar Hero: World Tour Game Poster Image
age 13+
A best-in-class "must have" music game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2008)
Killzone 2 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Mature shooter has impressive graphics; multiplayer excels.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2009)
Patapon 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Rhythm/strategy sequel is as fun, quirky as the original.
Platforms: PSP
(2009)
The Beatles: Rock Band Game Poster Image
age 14+
LEARNING
Amazing band simulator features the biggest group. Ever.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2009)
LEGO Rock Band Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Simplified, no-fail Rock Band with a whimsical story.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2009)
System Flaw Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Creative use of the DSi camera in mild alien shooter.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
BioShock 2 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Philosophical shooter brims with mature ideas -- and content
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2010)

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