Game Reviews

AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Beautiful space epic is less violent than other shooters.
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Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Family-friendly Madden packs defensive punch for this year.
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Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Provocative third-person adventure fights bigotry, hatred.
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Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Smart, tough remake of classic, message-driven platformer.
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Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Engaging platformer emphasizes creativity and adventure.
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Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad Ultra, LeapPad2, Leapster Explorer, LeapsterGS
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Lackluster action game has blatant movie-marketing ties.
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Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Editors' pick
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
A thought-provoking, moving, and educational experience about the horrors of war and the power of friendship and courage during World War I.
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Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
One of gaming's all-time greats gets a fresh coat of paint.
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Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Casual baseball reboot is easy to play but stuck in past.
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Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
UFC's complex moves, thin career mode need more training.
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Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Supernatural mystery suffers design issues, weak writing.
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Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
Thrilling but very violent, mature high-tech tale.
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Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
Bloody but unexpectedly thoughtful shooter revisits WWII.
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Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Clever cartoonish arcade shooter with time travel and dinos.
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Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Clunky action game does disservice to Marvel's wall-crawler.
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Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Smart, independent female characters take the lead in this beautiful RPG that's fun for girls, boys, and grown-ups.
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Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Creative, social racer lets kids learn from fun, risky ride.
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Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Mediocre, overpriced collection of minigames for Xbox One.
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Platforms: Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
Online fantasy game is rooted heavily in bloody violence.
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Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Super fun, creative Tolkien/Lego mashup promotes teamwork.
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Platforms: Mac, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)

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