Game Reviews

Bravely Second: End Layer Game Poster Image
age 13+
Fun, mildly violent fantasy RPG with some mature themes.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Fire Emblem Fates Game Poster Image
age 13+
Branching turn-based strategy game with moderate violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Valiant Hearts: The Great War Game Poster Image
age 13+
An educational, emotional exploration of World War I.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Child of Light Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Original, accessible, fun RPG stars lots of strong females.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Yumi's Odd Odyssey Game Poster Image
age 10+
Surreal, unforgiving platfomer may frustrate young players.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(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)
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Game Poster Image
age 10+
Magical "old school" adventure has heady puzzles and combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Contrast Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Puzzle adventure with compelling themes, good conundrums.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
Lego Friends Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Girl-focused Lego game filled with fun, safe activities.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Batman: Arkham Origins Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fun and intense Caped Crusader romp lacks ingenuity.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
Beyond: Two Souls Game Poster Image
age 18+
Bold, film-like, story-driven game with very mature themes.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
Let's Ride: Best in Breed 3D Game Poster Image
age 8+
Simple horse sim good for younger fans.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Game Poster Image
age 7+
Short, cliched movie tie-in rips off Fruit Ninja gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
Phineas and Ferb: Quest for Cool Stuff Game Poster Image
age 7+
Fun side-scrolling adventure captures spirit of TV show.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Game Poster Image
age 13+
Emotional puzzler has great role models, some dark moments.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
The Last of Us Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Exceptional storytelling, but lots of violence, profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
Remember Me Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Intriguing sci-fi game has sex, violence, and profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
Thomas Was Alone Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun platformer with a lovely story about friendship.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2013)
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity Game Poster Image
age 7+
Become the monster to battle and explore in dungeon crawler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Fire Emblem: Awakening Game Poster Image
age 13+
Excellent strategy RPG skews older because characters die.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)

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