Game Reviews

age 6+
 
LEARNING
Charming, melodic, and genre-bending game for kids, adults.
Platforms: Facebook, PlayStation Vita, Windows, iPhone, iPod
(2014)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Expansion to a violent and mature strategy sci-fi game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2013)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Challenging turn-based strategy game with skeleton warriors.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Online multiplayer fantasy game with a focus on fighting.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
World War II simulation focuses on history, strategy.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Thrilling sci-fi strategy game with violence and gore.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
csm_game
age 15+
 
Exciting action strategy game too violent for younger kids.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Deep war game requires brain as well as (moderate) brawn.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2010)
age 17+
 
Gripping but gruesome mystery, appropriate for older teens.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Windows
(2010)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Teen war strategy game with deceptively realistic violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2010)
age 12+
 
Strategy game spin-off of popular trading card game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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age 10+
 
LEARNING
Digital remake of brilliant board game best for Catan vets.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
age 8+
 
Shallow card/strategy game promotes the Bakugan brand.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 13+
 
Massive arcade-like military strategy game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Windows
(2009)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Well-made strategy game breaks from Halo shooter tradition.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2009)
age 14+
 
An ambitious, action-heavy strategy game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, PSP, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2008)
age 14+
 
A rewarding sequel to this campy RTS franchise.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2008)
age 10+
 
PC strategy game gets retooled for console gaming.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo DS
(2008)
age 12+
 
Simple real time strategy with dull campaign.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Windows
(2008)
age 13+
 
Innovative strategy game is gory but rewarding.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Windows
(2007)

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