Game Reviews

LittleBigPlanet - PS Vita Game Poster Image
age 8+
Wildly creative game lets kids stretch their imagination.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
Tearaway Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Amazing, creative adventure melds real and virtual worlds.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2013)
Minecraft Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Sandbox-style game with open online play fosters creativity.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2011)
Sound Shapes Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
Fun indie combines music, platforming, and creativity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2012)
Smart As... Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Playful brain workout provides social media bragging rights.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
Thomas Was Alone Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Fun platformer with a lovely story about friendship.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2013)
LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes Game Poster Image
age 10+
Vast world, fun superhero characters that finally talk!
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2012)
History: Legends of War: Patton Game Poster Image
age 13+
World War II simulation focuses on history, strategy.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
MLB 13 The Show Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
Still the best baseball game around, with many modes.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
Terraria Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 11+
Finicky but fun Minecraft-style game set in a 2D world.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2013)
LEGO Legends of Chima: Laval's Adventure Game Poster Image
age 10+
Standard LEGO yarn with an equal mix of combat and puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, kid-friendly action game tied to major cultural icons.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2013)
Angry Birds Star Wars Game Poster Image
age 8+
The birds are back with puzzle game spin-off for TVs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Contrast Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
Puzzle adventure with compelling themes, good conundrums.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
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)
Doki-Doki Universe Game Poster Image
age 10+
Learn what it means to be human in quirky adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Game Poster Image
age 13+
Classic RPG bundle hasn’t aged a bit; great value for teens.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
Lego The Hobbit Game Poster Image
csm_game
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)
PlayStation Vita Pets Game Poster Image
age 4+
Excellent pet simulator combines animal care and adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
MLB 14: The Show Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
Deep, detailed baseball game among best for sports fans.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)

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