Game Reviews

7 Days to Die Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Clunky survival sandbox-style game with unmoderated play.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Stardew Valley Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Absorbing farm simulation is fun; some confusing segments.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Black Desert Online Game Poster Image
age 15+
Online fantasy world full of crafting, trading, conquest.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Dying Light: The Following - Enhanced Edition Game Poster Image
age 18+
Graphically violent adventure packs lots of monster content.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Far Cry Primal Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 18+
Intriguing, if repetitive, violent prehistoric tale.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Unravel Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
LEARNING
Poetic platformer with themes of family, friends, aging.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Kingdom Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Use resources, strategy, skills to repel invading monsters.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Hearts of Stone Game Poster Image
age 18+
Free expansion adds violence, deduction to great adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
Animal Gods Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Puzzle adventure has weak plot, redundant levels.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Jotun Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Plodding but beautiful Norse myth game has mild violence.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
The Flame in the Flood Game Poster Image
age 10+
Difficult survival adventure has steep learning curve.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
Airscape: The Fall of Gravity Game Poster Image
age 9+
Octopus-out-of-water tale has a lot of gravity, confusion.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Legend of Kay Anniversary Game Poster Image
age 12+
Remake blurs line between nostalgic, outdated.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
Ark: Survival Evolved Game Poster Image
age 14+
LEARNING
Violent survival MMO tests skills against humans, dinos.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
Rituals Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Short adventure captivates with puzzles, intriguing story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin Game Poster Image
age 14+
An impressive upgrade to the notoriously tough action RPG.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Shelter 2 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Poetic but flawed, confused game falls short of potential.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
The Deer God Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Reincarnation game gets lost in repetition and confusion.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Evolve Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Bloody co-op shooter pits human hunters against monsters.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
Never Alone (Kisima Innitchuna) Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Violent, beautiful Native tale with young, strong heroine.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)

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