Game Reviews

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)
Hard Reset Redux Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Old-school bot shooter updated, but play still feels rusty.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Mighty No. 9 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Robot action game has challenging but monotonous play.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Trials of the Blood Dragon Game Poster Image
age 15+
'80s-era violent action parody turns kids into soldiers.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
The Technomancer Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 16+
Entertaining yet violent sci-fi tale with complex controls.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Battleborn Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
Cartoon shooter is less graphic than most others in genre.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Doom Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 18+
Violent, bloody, yet fun shooter for mature gamers only.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Battle Worlds: Kronos Game Poster Image
age 13+
Disjointed, mildly violent strategy with heavy-handed plot.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2016)
Arcade Game Series 3-In-1 Pack Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun game pack brings classic arcade challenges home.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Lego Dimensions Midway Arcade Level Pack Game Poster Image
age 10+
Expansion is a retro trip in game history through Lego lens.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
Disney Infinity 3.0: Marvel Battlegrounds Game Poster Image
age 11+
Basic brawler encourages kids to buy more Infinity toys.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
Fortified Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 11+
Alien sci-fi strategy game suffers from repetitive gameplay.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(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)
A Boy and His Blob (2016) Game Poster Image
age 8+
Heartwarming tale of friendship, teamwork, and hugs.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Star Wars Battlefront Game Poster Image
age 13+
Though sci-fi combat can be repetitive, this game's a blast.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(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)
Halo 5: Guardians Game Poster Image
age 13+
Violent, addictive sci-fi shooter remains very engaging.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
Rebel Galaxy Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
Confining repetitive game about exploring, space, trading.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
Transformers: Devastation Game Poster Image
age 12+
Fun, attractive, short but shockingly deep cartoon brawler.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Disney Infinity 3.0: Star Wars Rise Against the Empire Play Set Game Poster Image
age 10+
Playful sci-fi romp through a galaxy far, far away.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)

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