Game Reviews

csm_game
age 10+
Stellar basketball game adds modes, Spike Lee story lines.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 12+
Fun skateboarding game ruined by bugs, incomplete gameplay.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Female soccer stars join fantastic yearly sports sim.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
One of the better Madden offerings in years.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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)
age 8+
LEARNING
Family-friendly soccer simulation captures thrill of FIFA.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Stellar NBA basketball sim is slam-dunk family fun.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2013)
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)
csm_game
age 11+
LEARNING
This year's fun hockey sim shows a more aggressive game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Milestone 25th Madden game drops the ball on innovation.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
csm_game
age 9+
LEARNING
Very good college football sim, but similar to predecessors.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 8+
LEARNING
Engaging sports sim celebrates golf history.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
csm_game
age 9+
LEARNING
Mediocre baseball game resembles last year's title.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
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)
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)
age 9+
LEARNING
Harder to play than FIFA, but still great pitch competition.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2012)
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)
age 8+
More realistic tennis sequel straddles arcade and sim.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)