Game Reviews

Downwell Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 7+
Twitchy action game with mild violence, classic gameplay.
Platforms: Windows, iPhone
(2015)
Minecraft: Story Mode Game Poster Image
age 10+
Famous blocky adventure has a generic story to tell.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One, iPhone
(2015)
Spider: Rite of the Shrouded Moon Game Poster Image
age 8+
Arachnid spins unconventional action with some repetition.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2015)
Divide by Sheep Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
Fun puzzle game has dark, slightly gory play.
Platforms: Windows, iPhone
(2015)
The Pinball Arcade Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun recreations of classic pinball games.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One, iPhone, iPod
(2015)
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)
Tropico 5 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 15+
LEARNING
Dictator simulation imposes violence; lots of strategy.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, iPhone
(2014)
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Compelling mix of popular online world and card gameplay.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2014)
WorldWide Telescope Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Virtual planetarium takes kids on a tour of the universe.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2013)
School of Dragons Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Train dragons, learn science in top-notch MMO for kids.
Platforms: Facebook, Google+, Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2013)
Megapolis Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Cross-platform building sim shines with real-world graphics.
Platforms: Facebook, iPhone
(2012)
NBA 2K13 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Excellent pro basketball sim now with 1992 Dream Team.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
FIFA Soccer 13 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Extraordinarily good soccer game with easy controls.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2012)
Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Harder to play than FIFA, but still great pitch competition.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2012)
Impulse Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 11+
LEARNING
Fine physics puzzler doesn't stand out in crowded genre.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone, iPod
(2012)
Invizimals: Shadow Zone Game Poster Image
age 10+
Camera-based creature collection game with mild violence.
Platforms: PSP
(2011)
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Impact Game Poster Image
age 13+
Fighting game lets players act out Naruto anime battles.
Platforms: PSP
(2011)
NBA 2K12 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Stellar hoops sim honors league's legends.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2011)
FIFA Soccer 12 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
One of the best (and best-looking) sports simulations.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 2
(2011)
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 2 Innocent Sin Game Poster Image
age 14+
Sci-fi role-playing game features anime and some violence.
Platforms: PSP
(2011)

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