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)
Rocket League Collector's Edition Game Poster Image
age 8+
Super-fun family-friendly game with extra content.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun but repetitive collection of summer sports games.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
MLB The Show 16 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Fine-tuned baseball game is a home run, but full of ads.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2016)
EA Sports UFC 2 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
Vicious fighting sim with in-game advertising, transactions.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2016)
Winning Putt Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 12+
Free-to-play golf multiplayer game fun in short sessions.
Platforms: Windows
(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)
WWE 2K16 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
Violent but fun sports game boasts deep, replayable content.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
NBA 2K16 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Stellar basketball game adds modes, Spike Lee story lines.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 Game Poster Image
age 12+
Fun skateboarding game ruined by bugs, incomplete gameplay.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
NBA Live 16 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Fun basketball sim fouled by bugs, gameplay flaws.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
Blood Bowl II Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
Brutal fantasy-football sim has surprisingly deep gameplay.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
FIFA 16 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Female soccer stars join fantastic yearly sports sim.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
NHL 16 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 11+
Despite flaws, franchise hits ice with stellar hockey sim.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
Madden NFL 16 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
One of the better Madden offerings in years.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Rory McIlroy PGA Tour Game Poster Image
age 8+
Long-running golf series reboot sorely lacking content.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
Rocket League Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Arcade-style soccer, with cars and a giant ball.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
R.B.I. Baseball 15 Game Poster Image
age 7+
Bare-bones arcade-style baseball swings and misses.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(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)
Pool Nation FX Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Accessible, uninspired pool is a scratch in the side pocket.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)

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