Game Reviews

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age 10+
 
LEARNING
Roller coaster sim has thrills; controls full of bumps.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 18+
 
Fast fighter has lots of sexy imagery, minor game additions.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Solid puzzler hampered by sophmoric humor, bad controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Vexing puzzler is safe for kids but could prove frustrating.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 18+
 
Gory episodic horror adventure for adults mixes old and new.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Cutesy but difficult pixelated take on prison escapes.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 18+
 
Bloody co-op shooter pits human hunters against monsters.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Wacky soccer game seems easy, but chaotic play is tricky.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 18+
 
Adventure focuses on power, consequences of second chances.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 18+
 
Brutal, bloody zombie action will please mature gamers.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 18+
 
Classic survival horror game is well-made, gory, tad corny.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 18+
 
A ridiculous, ribald action game full of mature content.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Far from perfect, but a fun way to get kids exercising.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 14+
 
Good premise that ultimately fails in execution.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 14+
 
Fun multiplayer adventure fuses action, puzzles, combat.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
age 16+
 
Dialogue-based adventure has strong language, bloody combat.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 8+
 
Brilliant and beautiful arcade shooter with online play.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun version of the iconic board game -- with extra modes.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2014)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Violent, beautiful Native tale with young, strong heroine.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 14+
 
Wrestling game packs violence, taunts, skimpy outfits.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)

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