Game Reviews

BoxBoxBoy! Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
No cutting corners in this simple, addictive puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
A fun, fun romp through a galaxy far, far away.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
Shantae and the Pirate's Curse Game Poster Image
age 11+
Pirate-themed adventure with mild violence is great for all.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Bravely Second: End Layer Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Fun, mildly violent fantasy RPG with some mature themes.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Hyrule Warriors: Legends Game Poster Image
age 10+
Excellent yet violent action with lots of extra content.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Fire Emblem Fates Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Branching turn-based strategy game with moderate violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Project X Zone 2 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
Tactical role-playing game has weak story, boring fights.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
LEGO Marvel's Avengers Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Earth's Mightiest Heroes assemble for fun action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
Final Fantasy Explorers Game Poster Image
age 10+
Portable adventure suffers from repetition, camera glitches.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon Game Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, gratifying Pokémon tale in new adventure setting.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Adventure Time: Finn and Jake Investigations Game Poster Image
age 10+
Amusing but flawed short brawler for fans of the TV series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Yo-Kai Watch Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun happy-"ghost"-lucky game helps kids deal with emotions.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Cute, accessible home-design sim in popular series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson Game Poster Image
age 16+
Overt focus on sexual content distracts frantic fight game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight Game Poster Image
age 13+
Expanded RPG remake encourages exploration, micromanagement.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun, balanced puzzler with StreetPass features.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains Game Poster Image
age 18+
Adventure based on show is repetitive, frustrating.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker Game Poster Image
age 13+
Surreal, fantasy RPG has strong story, bland combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Pokémon Rumble World Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun action-based rerelease adds extras but is repetitive.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Xenoblade Chronicles 3D Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Role-play with some fantasy violence demands much time.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)

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