Game Reviews

age 10+
 
LEARNING
Third take on creative/adventure title shines bright.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
One of the better 'Madden' offerings in years.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Roller coaster sim has thrills; controls full of bumps.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Terrific game builder lets kids explore their imaginations.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Super sequel soars in creativity, falls flat in adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Creative, social racer lets kids learn from fun, risky ride.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
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)
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)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Great imaginative puzzles mixed with uneven platforming.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360
(2013)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fantastic animal and business simulation, fun for all ages.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Sci-fi-themed adventure more about exploration than combat.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Reasonably fun casual game based on Wipeout TV show.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Western play set with pistols, axes, and a focus on combat.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Anthropomorphic cars tow, build, race, and fight each other.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Creative Disney adventure lets kids build own games.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Fabulous Agatha Christie-style mystery for teens and up.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
csm_game
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Finicky but fun Minecraft-style game set in a 2D world.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Bloody, gory sci-fi action sequel, now with co-op support.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Entertaining collection of activities gets kids moving.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Extremely violent game about being a cold-blooded assassin.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)

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