Game Reviews

age 10+
 
High-flying arcade shooter grounded by difficulty, gameplay.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 8+
 
Campy sibling fight frustrates, pleases with juvenile humor.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 9+
 
Octopus out of water tale has a lot of gravity, confusion.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Strategic game with compelling story, memorable characters.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
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KYN
age 12+
 
Tough, deep adventure game challenges skills, tactics.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Tough stealth game has cartoonish violence, limitless play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 12+
 
Remake blurs line between nostalgic, outdated.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
age 18+
 
Mature action with traps, sexually risqué content.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
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age 16+
 
Deep combat-heavy game has players kill thousands of beasts.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 12+
 
Recruit disposable adventurers in this hand drawn RPG.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 18+
 
Mature adventure has confusing puzzles, mean characters.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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age 13+
 
Irradiated monster brawler loses power in gameplay, visuals.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2015)
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age 13+
 
LEARNING
Cross-genre tactics game has Dungeons & Dragons charm.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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age 13+
 
Clever satire of flawed video games intentionally messy.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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age 12+
 
Outrun Death in this cartoonishly violent kart racer.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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age 12+
 
LEARNING
Physics puzzler has great female hero but feels incomplete.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 14+
 
Combat-focused expansion deep with gameplay, new features.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Point-&-click tale has deep story, some frustrating puzzles.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Cartoonish fighting game for anime fans only.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Bridge-building sim fun; challenge puts it on shaky ground.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)

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