Game Reviews

age 13+
 
Challenging puzzler tests players in clever robot adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Safe but mediocre puzzler maintains the series' status quo.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Solid puzzler hampered by sophmoric humor, bad controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
An educational, emotional exploration of World War I.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Puzzle series' Wii U debut delivers great mind-benders.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
csm_game
age 13+
 
LEARNING
AI-centric puzzler with dark atmosphere, some violence.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Tetris-like puzzler is great for kids of varying ability.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Great imaginative puzzles mixed with uneven platforming.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360
(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 10+
 
LEARNING
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Emotional puzzler has great role models, some dark moments.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
csm_game
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Puzzle game without any instructions could vex younger kids.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Players burn possessions in dark, anti-consumerism puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Windows, Mac
(2012)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Vocabulary-exercise puzzler is an imaginative treat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Puzzle compilation for consoles is fun but too pricey.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Kinect physics puzzler makes razing castles a hoot.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Fun first-person puzzler combines physics with brainteasers.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Simple platform puzzler lets kids play with animal stars.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun physics-based puzzler about flinging blobs of paint.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)

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