Game Reviews

NBA Live 16 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Fun basketball sim fouled by bugs, gameplay flaws.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
FIFA 16 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Female soccer stars join fantastic yearly sports sim.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Madden NFL 16 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
One of the better Madden offerings in years.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Pool Nation FX Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Accessible, uninspired pool is a scratch in the side pocket.
Platforms: Xbox One
(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)
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)
Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Good-looking but hard-to-control soccer simulator.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
NHL 14 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 11+
LEARNING
This year's fun hockey sim shows a more aggressive game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
Madden NFL 25 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Milestone 25th Madden game drops the ball on innovation.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Engaging sports sim celebrates golf history.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(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)
WWE '13 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Action-packed wrestling with showy and dramatic violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, 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)
Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 Game Poster Image
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)
NCAA Football 13 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
LEARNING
College football sim adds Heisman winners to the mix.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)