Game Reviews

Citizens of Earth Game Poster Image
age 10+
Quirky, role-playing fun has mild violence, lots of laughs.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
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Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric Game Poster Image
age 10+
Sub-par Sonic game hits too many speed bumps.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
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Shape Up Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Far from perfect, but a fun way to get kids exercising.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2014)
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LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Game Poster Image
age 10+
Frenetic, funny, but often confusing action-puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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Dungeon of the Endless Game Poster Image
age 10+
Retro graphics hide a deceptively challenging, fun game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Kromaia Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Throwback arcade shooter fun but has weak story, visuals.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Project Spark Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Terrific game builder lets kids explore their imaginations.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2014)
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Space Case: Moon Base Alpha, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Whip-smart space whodunit touts research, brains over brawn.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2014)
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Defense Grid 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Terrific strategic tower defense game has mild violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition): Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Game Poster Image
age 10+
Space action game is hard to navigate, has mild violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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Lego Minifigures Online Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, team-oriented Lego brick battler has pressure to buy.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Endless Legend Game Poster Image
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age 10+
City building gets a new lease on life on a distant planet.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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The Swapper Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun, spooky, puzzle-based clone adventure set in space.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
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The Battle for WondLa: The Search for WondLa, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Predictable but thoughtful ending to sci-fi trilogy.
By Tony DiTerlizzi
(2014)
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Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey TV Poster Image
age 10+
Update of Sagan classic is smart, visually spectacular.
Network: Fox, National Geographic Channel
(2014)
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Doki-Doki Universe Game Poster Image
age 10+
Learn what it means to be human in quirky adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
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Ben 10 Omniverse 2 Game Poster Image
age 10+
TV-show-based combat game without blood or gore.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Steven Universe TV Poster Image
age 10+
Quirky cartoon values family, fun, and finding your purpose.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2013)
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Spooksville TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Popular book series makes for chilling thrills for tweens.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2013)
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Disney Infinity: Toy Story in Space Game Poster Image
age 10+
Sci-fi-themed adventure more about exploration than combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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