Game Reviews

age 12+
 
Jump-scare-packed finale hits home.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Long-running golf series reboot sorely lacking content.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Arcade-style soccer, with cars and a giant ball.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
age 7+
 
Bare-bones arcade-style baseball swings and misses.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Baseball installment knocks gameplay out of the park.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Accessible, uninspired pool is a scratch in the side pocket.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 18+
 
Sinister survival-horror game with frustrating controls.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 12+
 
More of the same, but just as scary as its predecessors.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 18+
 
Gory episodic horror adventure for adults mixes old and new.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 18+
 
Classic survival horror game is well-made, gory, tad corny.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
 
Energetic baseball game hits a home run.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2014)
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age 14+
 
Wrestling game packs violence, taunts, skimpy outfits.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Hoops sim makes upgrades but still needs more time in gym.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 18+
 
Extremely gory and scary adventure challenges mature gamers.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Stellar pro hoops franchise slam-dunks with added modes.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Family-friendly soccer sim with advanced graphics, physics.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
More features would improve solid but mildly violent game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Family-friendly Madden packs defensive punch for this year.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 15+
 
Dark horror game is more tedious than scary or violent.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Five sports games get Wii U athletes on their feet.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)

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