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)
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)
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)
Happy Action Theater Game Poster Image
age 6+
Hodgepodge of physical Kinect games makes families giggle.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
uDraw Pictionary: Ultimate Edition Game Poster Image
age 8+
Faithful adaptation of the board game classic.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2011)
Rabbids: Alive & Kicking Game Poster Image
age 10+
Cartoonish party game for Kinect is crude but amusing.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
Twister Mania Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 7+
Motion-centric game is fun for groups of players.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(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)
Rio Game Poster Image
csm_game
Rio
age 6+
Fun party game for young fans of the movie.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Yoostar 2: In the Movies Game Poster Image
age 14+
Acting game has movies with violence, sex, and profanity.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2011)
You Don't Know Jack Game Poster Image
age 13+
Clever spin on trivia games sports a little dirty humor.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Game Party: In Motion Game Poster Image
age 6+
Failed attempt at family fun because of bad Kinect controls.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2010)
Nat Geo Challenge: Wild Life Game Poster Image
age 10+
Challenging quiz game creates educational family fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2010)
Kinect Adventures Game Poster Image
age 7+
Lead Kinect launch game is accessible fun for all ages.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2010)
Monopoly Streets Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Great video game version of this classic board game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Hasbro Family Game Night 3 Game Poster Image
age 7+
Classic-ish board games reconfigured into party video games.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2010)
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)

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