Game Reviews

Minecraft Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Sandbox-style game with open online play fosters creativity.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2011)
Trine 2 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 11+
LEARNING
Gorgeous sidescroller with some violence, tough platforming.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Windows, Mac
(2011)
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)
Resident Evil: Revelations Game Poster Image
age 18+
Violent, carnage-filled survival horror game with zombies.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2012)
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Game Poster Image
age 14+
LEARNING
Feature-rich fighting contest is violent, with mild blood.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U
(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)
Just Dance 4 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 11+
LEARNING
Popular dancing game continues to entertain with new music.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
007 Legends Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 14+
LEARNING
Mashup of classic Bond movies in game form falls flat.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2012)
Skylanders Giants Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Exciting action adventure with toys scanned into game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2012)
Assassin's Creed III Game Poster Image
age 18+
LEARNING
Bloody Revolutionary War adventure best for mature gamers.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2012)
Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Fun superhero brawler on Kinect with no blood or gore.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
Transformers Prime: The Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Ideal for fans of the TV show, packed with frenetic action.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
Call of Duty: Black Ops II Game Poster Image
age 18+
LEARNING
Extremely violent military shooter with profanity, drugs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2012)
Ben 10 Omniverse Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
LEARNING
TV-based action game with puzzles, some fantasy battles.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
Scribblenauts Unlimited Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Vocabulary-exercise puzzler is an imaginative treat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge Game Poster Image
age 18+
LEARNING
Blood-soaked fighting game with few unique Wii U features.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
Sing Party Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
LEARNING
Karaoke and dance party game features wide range of music.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
New Super Mario Bros. U Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Teamwork plays major role in another fun Mario platformer.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
Nintendo Land Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun, family-friendly mini-games open the door to Wii U.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed: Bonus Edition Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
SEGA stars come to the track to race and wreak silly havoc.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2012)

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