Game Reviews

Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Game Poster Image
age 13+
Japanese RPG with violence, strong focus on pop celebrity.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(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)
Kathy Rain Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Fun, cheeky adventure heavy on puzzles, mid-'90s atmosphere.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Shantae and the Pirate's Curse Game Poster Image
age 11+
Pirate-themed adventure with mild violence is great for all.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(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)
Day of the Tentacle Remastered Game Poster Image
age 13+
Wacky adventure has cartoonish violence, annoying puzzles.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Ninja Senki DX Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Challenging retro action with mild violence, short levels.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2016)
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Action-adventure remake has mild combat, terrific puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
Assault Android Cactus Game Poster Image
age 8+
Challenging arcade action has mild violence, difficult play.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Firewatch Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Mystery set in wilderness is challenging, captivating.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(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)
Oxenfree Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Edgy adventure on deserted isle is engaging yet mysterious.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Fun, safe tennis game good for social play but lacks depth.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival Game Poster Image
age 8+
Animal Crossing board game spin-off loses depth, fun factor.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(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)
Minecraft: Story Mode Game Poster Image
age 10+
Famous blocky adventure has a generic story to tell.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One, iPhone
(2015)
Lego Dimensions Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Build an epic crossover story brick by (expensive) brick.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
The Flame in the Flood Game Poster Image
age 10+
Difficult survival adventure has steep learning curve.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
Black Closet Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Engaging social strategy game gently addresses adult themes.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Undertale Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Satirical RPG endorses peaceful conflict resolution.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)

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