Game Reviews

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
csm_game
age 10+
Space shooter fun, but has mild violence, clunky controls.
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)
Pokkén Tournament Game Poster Image
age 11+
Deep, demanding play brings fighting twist to monster game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
LEGO Marvel's Avengers Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
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)
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)
Fatal Frame: Maiden Of Black Water Game Poster Image
age 18+
Unusual photography horror game scares up mature fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
Yoshi's Woolly World Game Poster Image
age 8+
Visually charming adventure lacks depth, replayability.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(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
csm_game
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)
Extreme Exorcism Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
Spooky platformer with clever haunt feature gets repetitive.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
Year Walk Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 16+
Macabre walk through dark side of Swedish mythology.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
Super Mario Maker Game Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Extraordinarily fun game-maker for kids of all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
SteamWorld Dig Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Fun drilling adventure with mild violence ends too quickly.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse Game Poster Image
age 8+
Cute but flawed cartoonish platforming adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
NES Remix Pack Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
Family-friendly collection of classic Nintendo mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Game Poster Image
age 6+
Cute puzzle-filled adventure for kids and kids at heart.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
Bayonetta 2 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 18+
Well-made but very violent game objectifies strong heroine.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Pac-Man and his friends bite into a mediocre platformer.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
Hyrule Warriors Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
Crossover combat-heavy adventure creates new legendary game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)

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