Game Reviews

csm_game
age 14+
 
Strategic game with compelling story, memorable characters.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
age 10+
 
Quirky, role-playing fun has mild violence, lots of laughs.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
age 13+
 
Lighthearted, positive-friendship RPG is combat-heavy.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 18+
 
Bloody dungeon crawler pits abused boy against crazed mom.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 16+
 
Role-playing game focuses on combat, but story falls flat.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 14+
 
Gorgeous RPG marred by complex fighting, too much chatter.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Complex strategy game has captivating play, edgy content.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 13+
 
Vibrant anime produces appealing, action-packed RPG.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 13+
 
Item-collecting RPG packs mild violence, sexy banter.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Classic RPG bundle hasn’t aged a bit; great value for teens.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
csm_game
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Solid action RPG leaks blood at every turn.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2013)
csm_game
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Mature RPG with turn-based violence, sex, and profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Survival horror series veers off track, adds bloody action.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Fun Facebook role-playing romp with superhero combat.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
age 14+
 
Average action role-playing game with blood, online play.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
age 13+
 
Fun Facebook role-playing game with some violence.
Platforms: Facebook
(2011)
age 13+
 
Facebook RPG offers deep but repetitive gameplay.
Platforms: Facebook
(2011)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Generic RPG may encourage teens to befriend strangers.
Platforms: Facebook
(2011)