Game Reviews

My Singing Monsters Game Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Charming, melodic, and genre-bending game for kids, adults.
Platforms: Facebook, PlayStation Vita, Windows, iPhone, iPod
(2014)
XCOM: Enemy Within Game Poster Image
age 18+
LEARNING
Expansion to a violent and mature strategy sci-fi game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2013)
Skulls of the Shogun Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Challenging turn-based strategy game with skeleton warriors.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
Kinect Party Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 7+
LEARNING
Entertaining collection of activities gets kids moving.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
Guardians of Middle-earth Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Online multiplayer fantasy game with a focus on fighting.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
History: Legends of War: Patton Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
World War II simulation focuses on history, strategy.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
Wipeout 3 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
LEARNING
Simplistic obstacle course game is glitchy and boring.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
Harry Potter for Kinect Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Relive this epic tale by putting your own face in the game.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
XCOM: Enemy Unknown Game Poster Image
age 18+
LEARNING
Thrilling sci-fi strategy game with violence and gore.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
Ice Age: Continental Drift: Arctic Games Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Amusing collection of mini-games for two-player fun.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2012)
Family Game Night 4: The Game Show Game Poster Image
age 8+
Latest in board game-inspired series uses a game show feel.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Orcs Must Die! Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 15+
Exciting action strategy game too violent for younger kids.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
Carnival Games: Monkey See Monkey Do Game Poster Image
age 6+
Collection of family-friendly, midway-themed mini-games.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
Body and Brain Connection Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Mini-games make you think, get you active, and are fun, too.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
R.U.S.E. Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
Deep war game requires brain as well as (moderate) brawn.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2010)
Sherlock Holmes vs. Jack the Ripper Game Poster Image
age 17+
Gripping but gruesome mystery, appropriate for older teens.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Windows
(2010)
Chaotic: Shadow Warriors Game Poster Image
age 12+
Strategy game spin-off of popular trading card game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Play Catan Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Digital remake of brilliant board game best for Catan vets.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
Bakugan Battle Brawlers Game Poster Image
age 8+
Shallow card/strategy game promotes the Bakugan brand.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Toy Story Mania Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 6+
Woody and Buzz host zany arcade shooting gallery minigames.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2009)

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