Game Reviews

Hitman Go: Definitive Edition Game Poster Image
age 10+
Clever puzzles turn action game into logical chess matches.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2016)
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)
Back to Bed Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Fun, clever sleepwalking game has some nightmarish puzzles.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
Stealth Inc. 2: A Game of Clones Game Poster Image
age 13+
Challenging puzzler tests players in clever robot adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One
(2015)
Hohokum Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Beautifully odd puzzle journey requires patience, tenacity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
The Swapper Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Fun, spooky, puzzle-based clone adventure set in space.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
Metrico Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Infographic puzzler has off-the-charts challenges.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee -- New 'n' Tasty Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Smart, tough remake of classic, message-driven platformer.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
Lemmings Touch Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 6+
LEARNING
Modern update on classic puzzler is a fun, challenging test.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
Contrast Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Puzzle adventure with compelling themes, good conundrums.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(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)
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Short, cliched movie tie-in rips off Fruit Ninja gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
Moshi Monsters: Katsuma Unleashed Game Poster Image
age 8+
A fun, colorful game that doubles as an ad for a website.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
Puzzler World 2013 Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Clever hodgepodge of puzzles is full of brainteasers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
Color Commando Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Basic puzzle platformer starts out easy, gets pretty tough.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
Thomas Was Alone Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun platformer with a lovely story about friendship.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2013)
Smart As... Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Playful brain workout provides social media bragging rights.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
Gogo's Crazy Bones Game Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Angry Birds-like game suffers from lack of variety.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
Touch My Katamari Game Poster Image
age 10+
More sticky-ball rolling fun, but nothing new.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
Lumines: Electronic Symphony Game Poster Image
age 8+
Great puzzler puts kids’ strategy skills to the test.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)

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