Game Reviews

Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition): Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Game Poster Image
age 10+
Space action game is hard to navigate, has mild violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Wii Sports Club Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Five sports games get Wii U athletes on their feet.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee -- New 'n' Tasty Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Smart, tough remake of classic, message-driven platformer.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
Squids Odyssey Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Strange but fun game mixes aquatic tactics and role-playing.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
One Piece: Unlimited World Red Game Poster Image
age 13+
Vibrant anime produces appealing, action-packed RPG.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark Game Poster Image
age 13+
Lackluster action game has blatant movie-marketing ties.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Shovel Knight Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Vintage-style adventure digs up the right dose of nostalgia.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
Another World Game Poster Image
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age 12+
One of gaming's all-time greats gets a fresh coat of paint.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, Xbox One
(2014)
How to Train Your Dragon 2 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Simple collection of fantasy mini-games based on the film.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
Pushmo World Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Puzzle series' Wii U debut delivers great mind-benders.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
Mario Kart 8 Game Poster Image
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age 6+
LEARNING
Fun family racer lets kids upload sweet moves to YouTube.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
The Fall Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
AI-centric puzzler with dark atmosphere, some violence.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2014)
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Clunky action game does disservice to Marvel's wall-crawler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Barbie Malibu Mysteries Game Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Spelling, word mysteries very fun, but fluffy plot.
Platforms: LeapFrog games, LeapPad Learning System
(2014)
Child of Light Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Original, accessible, fun RPG stars lots of strong females.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Lego The Hobbit Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Super fun, creative Tolkien/Lego mashup promotes teamwork.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun but hard platformer likely to frustrate younger players.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
The LEGO Movie Videogame Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun, imaginative adventure promotes independent thinking.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Wii Fit U Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Fun collection of games designed to keep you fit.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
Dr. Luigi Game Poster Image
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age 7+
LEARNING
Tetris-like puzzler is great for kids of varying ability.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)

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