Game Reviews

csm_game
age 16+
 
Stylized tongue-in-cheek shooter has lots of gory violence.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2014)
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Comedic, cartoonish shooter should be OK for younger teens.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun, family-friendly mini-games open the door to Wii U.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
age 14+
 
Intense and frenetic combat game for fans of this brand.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
age 18+
 
Very violent sci-fi shooter deals in gory, bloody combat.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2011)
csm_game
age 18+
 
Complex, violent police drama is intended for adult gamers.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2011)
age 14+
 
Typical 007 uses violence to save us from bio-terrorists.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2010)
age 7+
 
All-around great collection of multiplayer mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 12+
 
Powerful design tool teaches kids how to make games, comics.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 13+
 
Ambitious but ultimately disappointing fantasy game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2009)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Bloody but funny game makes obesity a game-changing trait.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2009)
age 13+
 
Free-to-play online shooter is cartoonish but still violent.
Platforms: Windows
(2009)
csm_game
DSi
age 7+
 
Nintendo's new handheld is great IF parental controls used.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 14+
 
Funny spoof of game industry falls flat during play.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2009)
csm_game
age 18+
 
Gory yet well-done shooter meant for adults only.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2008)
csm_game
age 18+
 
Brutal GTA-like gangster game -- not for kids.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2008)
age 13+
 
An exciting and explosive open-world shooter.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
age 14+
 
Exhilarating and violent sci-fi shoot 'em up.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2007)
age 18+
 
Killer stealth action that's only for adults.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 2
(2006)