Game Reviews

Minecraft: Story Mode Game Poster Image
age 10+
Famous blocky adventure has a generic story to tell.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One, iPhone
(2015)
Divide by Sheep Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun puzzle game has dark, slightly gory play.
Platforms: Windows, iPhone
(2015)
Valiant Hearts: The Great War Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
An educational, emotional exploration of World War I.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Max: The Curse of Brotherhood Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Great imaginative puzzles mixed with uneven platforming.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360
(2013)
Angry Birds Star Wars Game Poster Image
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)
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Emotional puzzler has great role models, some dark moments.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
Angry Birds Trilogy Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Puzzle compilation for consoles is fun but too pricey.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Wreckateer Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Kinect physics puzzler makes razing castles a hoot.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
Quantum Conundrum Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Fun first-person puzzler combines physics with brainteasers.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
Madagascar 3: The Video Game Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Simple platform puzzler lets kids play with animal stars.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
The Splatters Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun physics-based puzzler about flinging blobs of paint.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
Catherine Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 18+
Violent puzzle game with a sexually charged story.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2011)
Portal 2 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Inventive and enjoyable spatial puzzler with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
Stacking Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Brilliant, thoughtful puzzler has a little violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
Create Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Unique physics puzzles require imaginative solutions.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Windows, Mac
(2010)
Puzzle Quest 2 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Puzzle-based RPG with no visual violence but scary plot.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom Game Poster Image
age 10+
Unique time-travel puzzler that is incredibly challenging.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2010)
Axel & Pixel Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun brainteaser art romp, with unexpected driving levels.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2009)
Flock! Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Whimsical, innovative puzzler with a bit of naughty humor.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2009)
Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords Game Poster Image
age 10+
A puzzle game with a unique fantasy RPG twist
Platforms: Xbox 360, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2007)

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