Game Reviews

age 11+
LEARNING
Comedic, cartoonish shooter should be OK for younger teens.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 13+
LEARNING
So-so top-down sci-fi shooter has constant gun battles.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
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age 7+
LEARNING
Charming pinball-like puzzle game, now with 4-player mode.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2013)
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age 13+
LEARNING
Uninspired fantasy game filled with fiery dragon battles.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2013)
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age 15+
LEARNING
Combat-heavy sci-fi war game with violence but no gore.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2013)
age 8+
LEARNING
The birds are back with puzzle game spin-off for TVs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 13+
LEARNING
Hunger Games-like death match with mech shooters.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
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age 14+
LEARNING
Mediocre sci-fi shooter doesn't do much for the series.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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age 13+
LEARNING
Facebook genetic puzzle game helps real-world science.
Platforms: Facebook
(2013)
age 13+
LEARNING
Emotional puzzler has great role models, some dark moments.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
age 13+
LEARNING
Kids explore, collect artifacts in hidden-object game.
Platforms: Facebook
(2013)
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age 18+
LEARNING
Social co-op shooter has bloody, gory violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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age 14+
LEARNING
So-so sci-fi shooter based on rebooted movie series.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2013)
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age 10+
LEARNING
Fun platformer with a lovely story about friendship.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2013)
age 18+
LEARNING
Dissatisfying shooter with strong violence, profanity.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
age 18+
LEARNING
Bloody sci-fi shoot 'em up is laced with profanity.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2013)
csm_game
age 14+
LEARNING
Quirky multiplayer shooter has violence but no blood.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Fun puzzle game for young kids; too bad it's on Facebook.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
age 18+
LEARNING
Gory military shooter tackles difficult questions about war.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)

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