Game Reviews

age 14+
 
Combat focused expansion deep with gameplay, new features.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Role-playing game suffers from uneven battle, puzzle pacing.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2015)
age 12+
 
Fun, engaging adventure despite fantasy violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2015)
age 18+
 
Epic fantasy RPG has sex, language, and bloody battles.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 18+
 
Bloody dungeon crawler pits abused boy against crazed mom.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2014)
age 18+
 
Action game set in Tolkien's fantasy world is ultraviolent.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 16+
 
Role-playing game focuses on combat, but story falls flat.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
csm_game
age 14+
 
RPG has strong story but mature content and weak gameplay.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2014)
age 18+
 
Fantasy game focused on morality is violent and bloody.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(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)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Original, accessible, fun RPG stars lots of strong females.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 14+
 
Lackluster action RPG has potentially offensive content.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2014)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Classic RPG bundle hasn’t aged a bit; great value for teens.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 18+
 
Audacious, satirical RPG with mature themes to the extreme.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
age 15+
 
LEARNING
Mediocre role-playing game with violence, blood.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Bloody, gory demon-hunting computer game now on consoles.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Compelling story with strong role models, loss, and battles.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
csm_game
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Violent choices impact ultimate outcome of mature game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Strategy-based battle game breathes new life to series.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)

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