Game Reviews

age 16+
Profoundly moving tale of parents and terminally ill son.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
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age 13+
Retro fighter is repetitive, confusing, and boring.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
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age 8+
All-too-short musical treat for both the eyes and ears.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2016)
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age 13+
Music game is fun, but lyrics, some features hit flat notes.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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age 10+
Lively dance action, but too much pressure to spend, share.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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age 12+
LEARNING
Rhythm game with some iffy lyrics fosters interest in music.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
age 15+
Slightly mature dance game promotes being true to yourself.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2015)
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age 6+
Psychedelic mix of landscapes, music is quite memorable.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
LEARNING
Music game struggles on high notes with depth, complexity.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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age 18+
Realistic poker simulator brings casino feel to your home.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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age 13+
Space trading meets The Sims but hauls in repetitive play.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 13+
Funny, clever, socially inclusive dating simulation.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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age 10+
LEARNING
Farming simulation game inspires creativity, reduces tedium.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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age 10+
LEARNING
Roller coaster sim has thrills; controls full of bumps.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 13+
Not much bang for the buck, but still unique flight combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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age 8+
Basic city builder won't keep attention of simulation pros.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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age 10+
LEARNING
Fun life simulator lets kids experiment with careers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 11+
LEARNING
Great strategy game builds alien worlds; some safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 8+
LEARNING
Become a wizardly conductor in music game; some iffy lyrics.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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age 10+
LEARNING
Updated game doesn't add much but still gets you moving.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)

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