Game Reviews

Auditorium: The Online Experience Game Poster Image
age 8+
Intriguing indie game combines music with puzzle-solving.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2009)
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TRI: Of Friendship and Madness Game Poster Image
age 8+
Cunning puzzler delivers beauty, challenge, and peace.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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SimCity Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Exciting but technically flawed city-building simulation.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Max: The Curse of Brotherhood Game Poster Image
age 10+
Great imaginative puzzles mixed with uneven platforming.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
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The LEGO Movie Videogame Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, imaginative adventure promotes independent thinking.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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LEGO Legends of Chima Online Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun online adventure with mild safety and spending concerns.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Lego The Hobbit Game Poster Image
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age 10+
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)
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School of Dragons Game Poster Image
age 10+
Train dragons, learn science in top-notch MMO for kids.
Platforms: Facebook, Google+, Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2013)
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Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Super sequel soars in creativity, falls flat in adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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Disney Infinity: Star Wars Starter Pack (3.0 Edition) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Third take on creative/adventure title shines bright.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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Lego Dimensions Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Build an epic crossover story brick by (expensive) brick.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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The Talos Principle Game Poster Image
age 10+
Tech-focused sci-fi puzzler challenges, makes players think.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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LEGO Marvel's Avengers Game Poster Image
age 11+
Earth's Mightiest Heroes assemble for fun action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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Son of Nor Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Innovative puzzles, play limited by stale fights, glitches.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Traverser Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Physics puzzler has great female hero but feels incomplete.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Game Poster Image
age 12+
Thrilling, violent end to the StarCraft II strategy series.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Rock Band 4 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Rhythm game with some iffy lyrics fosters interest in music.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
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PixARK Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Creative sandbox game hampered by heavy focus on survival.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Game Poster Image
age 14+
"Stellar" sci-fi strategy expansion wows fans of the series.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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CodeCombat Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Defeat enemies with your newly learned programming skills.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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