Game Reviews

Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth - Rising Tide Game Poster Image
age 11+
Oceanic expansion makes sci-fi world simulation even better.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Squids Odyssey Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Strange but fun game mixes aquatic tactics and role-playing.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
Warframe Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Combat-heavy sci-fi war game with violence but no gore.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2013)
XCOM: Enemy Within Game Poster Image
age 18+
Expansion to a violent and mature strategy sci-fi game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2013)
Mech Mice Tactics Game Poster Image
age 12+
Fun fantasy strategy game for kids is combat-heavy.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
Armored Core: Verdict Day Game Poster Image
age 13+
Hunger Games-like death match with mech shooters.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
Pikmin 3 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun and colorful strategy/puzzle game is a Wii U must-have.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
XCOM: Enemy Unknown Game Poster Image
age 18+
Thrilling sci-fi strategy game with violence and gore.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
FTL: Faster Than Light Game Poster Image
age 11+
Innovative space strategy game rewards thoughtful play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
Hybrid Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Quirky multiplayer shooter has violence but no blood.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
Endless Space Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Tough, fresh strategy game is like Civilization in space.
Platforms: Windows
(2012)
Sid Meier's Civilization V: Gods & Kings Game Poster Image
age 11+
Fab expansion to historical sim adds religion to the mix.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
Max Payne 3 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Gritty action game overflows with gore, sex, and profanity.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
Armored Core V Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Run 'n' gun in mechanized suit; primarily for existing fans.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
Wild Ones Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Strategy shooter game takes aim at cute cartoon animals.
Platforms: Google+
(2011)
Max and the Magic Marker Game Poster Image
age 7+
Great physics game with cute story, requires steady hand.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Windows, Mac
(2010)