Game Reviews

Warhammer 40,000: Regicide Game Poster Image
age 18+
Chess gets gruesomely gory ... in space.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Shadowrun Chronicles: Boston Lockdown Game Poster Image
age 17+
Fun sci-fi tactical game feels streamlined, gets repetitive.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Age of Wonders 3: Eternal Lords Game Poster Image
age 13+
Spooky addition extends life of complex strategy game.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Code Name S.T.E.A.M. Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Unusual but fun turn-based strategy game with mild violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Sid Meier's Starships Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Accessible, action-heavy space strategy with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
The Escapists Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Cutesy but difficult pixelated take on prison escapes.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
Blackguards 2 Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Hard, bloody fantasy RPG encourages strategic thinking.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Monopoly Family Fun Pack Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun version of the iconic board game -- with extra modes.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2014)
Dungeon of the Endless Game Poster Image
age 10+
Retro graphics hide a deceptively challenging, fun game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Defense Grid 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Terrific strategic tower defense game has mild violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
Gauntlet Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Violent hack-'n'-slash remake limited by shallow gameplay.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
Age of Wonders 3: Golden Realms Game Poster Image
age 13+
Strategy game is hard to learn but very rewarding to play.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
Endless Legend Game Poster Image
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age 10+
City building gets a new lease on life on a distant planet.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Spacecom Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Simple, boring 2-D space conquest weak on heroes, visuals.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
Anomaly 2 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Sly strategy game puts a twist on tower-defense formula.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2014)
My Singing Monsters Game Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Charming, melodic, and genre-bending game for kids, adults.
Platforms: Facebook, PlayStation Vita, Windows, iPhone, iPod
(2014)
Squids Odyssey Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Strange but fun game mixes aquatic tactics and role-playing.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
Xenonauts Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Sci-fi adventure tale with some twists and a few problems.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
Space Run Game Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
Tower-defense game has refreshing strategy elements.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Anomaly Defenders Game Poster Image
age 11+
Traditional tower defense gets some engaging twists.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)

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