Game Reviews

Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Fun, safe tennis game good for social play but lacks depth.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
MLB 15: The Show Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Baseball installment knocks gameplay out of the park.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
FIFA 15 Game Poster Image
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)
Wii Sports Club Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Five sports games get Wii U athletes on their feet.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
OlliOlli Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Fun skateboarding game is loaded with real-world stunts.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2014)
MLB 14: The Show Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
LEARNING
Deep, detailed baseball game among best for sports fans.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Middling but kid-safe sports game with some tricky controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
FIFA 14 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Not too different from last year, but a stellar soccer sim.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
MLB 13 The Show Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
LEARNING
Still the best baseball game around, with many modes.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
Game Party Champions Game Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Arcade-style sports mini-games fail to deliver the fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
ESPN Sports Connection Game Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Modest collection of sports games is more fun with others.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
NBA 2K13 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Excellent pro basketball sim now with 1992 Dream Team.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
FIFA Soccer 13 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Extraordinarily good soccer game with easy controls.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2012)
Madden NFL 13 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun football sim gets facelift and expands ways to play.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
MLB 12 The Show Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
Authentic baseball sim presents another strong season.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2012)
Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational Game Poster Image
age 8+
Now on Vita, golf series fans can have fun on the go.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
FIFA Soccer Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Simplified sim uses Vita's front and rear touchscreens.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)