Game Reviews

csm_game
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Fun family racer lets kids upload sweet moves to YouTube.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Cops vs. street racers challenge rewards recklessness.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2012)
csm_game
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Deep, compelling car game glamorizes illicit street racing.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
csm_game
age 6+
 
A few innovations, but mostly the same (really fun) racer.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
age 10+
 
Excellent racing sim that's easy to play but has open chat.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
age 14+
 
Open world racer with mild adult themes and a novel twist.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2011)
age 10+
 
Great combat racing, but loads of gunfire and explosions.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
age 13+
 
Well done arcade racer, but you can take cops out.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2010)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Explosive racing game encourages aggressive driving.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2010)
age 9+
 
Fast, furious, fun family-friendly kart racing at its best.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2010)
age 10+
 
Extraordinarily good racing game -- but has open chat.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2009)
age 13+
 
Risky street racing hampered by jittery graphics.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
age 12+
 
Gorgeous-looking racer shuns all traffic laws.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2008)
csm_game
age 6+
 
Fun family-friendly game that's hard to put down.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
csm_game
age 12+
 
Intense racer where harsh crashes dominate.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2008)
age 13+
 
Mean, nasty street-car racing, not at its best.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Xbox, Game Boy Advance
(2006)
age 13+
 
Exciting racer on wrong side of the law, teens up.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PSP, Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox
(2006)
csm_game
age 6+
 
Fresh, fun go-karting with cartoonish mischief.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2005)