Game Reviews

Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Wii U) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Decent collection of sports games just misses the gold.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
Starbound Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Sandbox adventure is fun, gratifying, but has odd controls.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
Mutant Mudds Super Challenge Game Poster Image
age 10+
Challenging retro love letter entertains but lacks depth.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2016)
Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Game Poster Image
age 13+
Japanese RPG with violence, strong focus on pop celebrity.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
7 Days to Die Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Clunky survival sandbox-style game with unmoderated play.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Game Poster Image
age 10+
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)
Breached Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Cool but confusing trial-and-error adventure on alien world.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
Mighty No. 9 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Robot action game has challenging but monotonous play.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Hearts of Iron IV Game Poster Image
age 12+
Highly detailed, frustratingly complex look at WWII.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
Lumo Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Mind-bending puzzler with distinct nostalgic flavor.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Shadwen Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Pretty yet generic action-stealth with minimal violence.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Mini Mario & Friends Amiibo Challenge Game Poster Image
age 8+
Free puzzler forces players to buy amiibo to unlock content.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
Star Fox Guard Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun, challenging tower defense with cartoonish violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
Star Fox Zero Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Space shooter fun, but has mild violence, clunky controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
Hyper Light Drifter Game Poster Image
age 13+
Colorful, gorgeous adventure with frenetic, madcap action
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
Pokkén Tournament Game Poster Image
age 11+
Deep, demanding play brings fighting twist to monster game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(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)
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Game Poster Image
age 12+
Action-adventure remake has mild combat, terrific puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
Ironcast Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Steampunk strategy is challenging fun from start to end.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)

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