Game Reviews

age 8+
LEARNING
Mild combat, standard good-vs.-evil clash in fun adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun happy-"ghost"-lucky game helps kids deal with emotions.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Role-playing tale explores family, but weak plot falls flat.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 13+
LEARNING
Role-play with some fantasy violence demands much time.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Beautiful puzzler explores life, death, and relationships.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 8+
LEARNING
Remake of fun all-ages RPG has some online safety concerns.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 15+
LEARNING
Bloody co-op indie RPG is ambitious, raises tough questions.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Cryptic story hinders cyberpunk RPG.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(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 13+
LEARNING
Classic RPG bundle hasn’t aged a bit; great value for teens.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 13+
LEARNING
Creative free-to-play brawler laced with in-game purchases.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
age 15+
LEARNING
Mediocre role-playing game with violence, blood.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Polished and fun RPG with mild violence, some mature themes.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 10+
LEARNING
Magical "old school" adventure has heady puzzles and combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun online adventure with mild safety and spending concerns.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 18+
LEARNING
Bloody, gory demon-hunting computer game now on consoles.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Eclectic and engaging RPG with light, cartoonish action.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 18+
LEARNING
Smart but mature strategy RPG has sex, swearing, and blood.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
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)

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