Game Reviews

Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Wii U) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Decent collection of sports games just misses the gold.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Game Poster Image
age 7+
Fun, safe tennis game good for social play but lacks depth.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
FIFA 15 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
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)
Wii Sports Club Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Five sports games get Wii U athletes on their feet.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Game Poster Image
age 7+
Middling but kid-safe sports game with some tricky controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
Game Party Champions Game Poster Image
age 6+
Arcade-style sports mini-games fail to deliver the fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
ESPN Sports Connection Game Poster Image
age 6+
Modest collection of sports games is more fun with others.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
WWE '13 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
Action-packed wrestling with showy and dramatic violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
NBA 2K13 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Excellent pro basketball sim now with 1992 Dream Team.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PSP, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
FIFA Soccer 13 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Extraordinarily good soccer game with easy controls.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 Game Poster Image
age 9+
Harder to play than FIFA, but still great pitch competition.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
Madden NFL 13 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Fun football sim gets facelift and expands ways to play.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360
(2012)
Major League Baseball 2K12 Game Poster Image
age 9+
Average baseball simulation takes a step back in controls.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2012)
WWE 12 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 14+
Intense wrestling with body slams, kicks, and some blood.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympics Game Poster Image
age 7+
Dueling mascot game franchise scores a gold with this entry.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
NBA 2K12 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Stellar hoops sim honors league's legends.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2011)
FIFA Soccer 12 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
One of the best (and best-looking) sports simulations.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 2
(2011)
Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Realistic soccer sim is best for experienced gamers.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Nicktoons MLB Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 7+
Fun baseball mash-up somewhat hampered by control issues.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2011)
Madden NFL 12 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Great pro football sim, now with concussion support.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2011)

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