Game Reviews

age 10+
 
Aerial fighting with lots of shooting; not for little kids.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2010)
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Comedic, cartoonish shooter should be OK for younger teens.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 13+
 
An exciting and explosive open-world shooter.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Everything is blowing up all the time in this movie game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 13+
 
Unexciting fantasy shooter uses magic in place of bullets.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 13+
 
Dull shooter fails to capture the magic of Rowling's story.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Gun-slinging puppet on Kinect is more creative than violent.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Hunger Games-like death match with mech shooters.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
So-so top-down sci-fi shooter has constant gun battles.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
age 13+
 
Ambitious but ultimately disappointing fantasy game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2009)
age 13+
 
Sci-fi shooter offers good action for teens and adults.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2010)
csm_game
age 14+
 
War game with good premise but just OK delivery.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2008)
age 14+
 
Strategic shooter is set in a fight-to-the-death game show.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2010)
csm_game
age 14+
 
Intense military shooter rewards shots to the head.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
csm_game
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Run 'n' gun in mechanized suit; primarily for existing fans.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
csm_game
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Quirky multiplayer shooter has violence but no blood.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
csm_game
age 14+
 
LEARNING
So-so sci-fi shooter based on rebooted movie series.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Mediocre sci-fi shooter doesn't do much for the series.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 14+
 
Exhilarating and violent sci-fi shoot 'em up.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2007)
age 14+
 
Typical 007 uses violence to save us from bio-terrorists.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2010)

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