Game Reviews

Disney Art Academy Game Poster Image
age 8+
Art software teaches how to draw favorite Disney characters.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Into the Stars Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Lead humanity through space in stat-heavy simulation.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
ScreamRide Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Roller coaster sim has thrills; controls full of bumps.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Game Poster Image
age 11+
Great strategy game builds alien worlds; some safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
The Long Dark Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Very challenging survival simulation has moderate violence.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
PlayStation Vita Pets Game Poster Image
age 4+
Excellent pet simulator combines animal care and adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
Tropico 5 Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Dictator simulation imposes violence; lots of strategy.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, iPhone
(2014)
Disney Magical World Game Poster Image
age 6+
Mickey meets Animal Crossing in fun, gentle life-simulator.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
Zoo Tycoon Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fantastic animal and business simulation, fun for all ages.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
Killzone: Shadow Fall Game Poster Image
age 18+
Visually striking but very violent first-person shooter.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2013)
Call of Duty: Ghosts Game Poster Image
age 18+
Bloody, frenetic combat makes this shooter for adults only.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
Battlefield 4 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Extremely violent and mature military shooter sequel.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
Mission US: A Cheyenne Odyssey Game Poster Image
age 10+
History adventure challenges kids to make difficult choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
Killzone: Mercenary Game Poster Image
age 18+
Polished but gory handheld shooter definitely not for kids.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2013)
Papers, Please Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Mature immigration game forces tough ethical choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
Disney Planes Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Not a nosedive, but this game still stalls over mediocrity.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
Sid Meier's Civilization V: Brave New World Game Poster Image
age 11+
Brilliant expansion makes Civ V more edifying than ever.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
Metro: Last Light Game Poster Image
age 18+
Dark, fascinating sci-fi shooter definitely for adults only.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct Game Poster Image
age 18+
TV-based horror game is violent, gory, and profanity laden.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
SimCity Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Exciting but technically flawed city-building simulation.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)

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