Game Reviews

Editors' pick
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
A thought-provoking, moving, and educational experience about the horrors of war and the power of friendship and courage during World War I.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Smart, independent female characters take the lead in this beautiful RPG that's fun for girls, boys, and grown-ups.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Learn what it means to be human in quirky adventure game.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Puzzle adventure with compelling themes, good conundrums.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun and intense Caped Crusader romp lacks ingenuity.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Bold, film-like, story-driven game with very mature themes.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Emotional puzzler has great role models, some dark moments.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Exceptional storytelling, but lots of violence, profanity.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Intriguing sci-fi game has sex, violence, and profanity.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
With minimal physical character detail, this game is able to weave a deep and meaningful tale about friendship.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Compelling story with strong role models, loss, and battles.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Violent, bloody first-person shooter has sex and drugs.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
TV-based action game with puzzles, some fantasy battles.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Innovative and poetic game with an uplifting life message.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
An unstructured experience of beauty, originality, and emotion that's as powerful as a beautifully written poem.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2012)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Dramatic and affecting puzzler about alcoholism and abuse.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
High-adrenaline adventure packed with blood, sex, and drugs.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Average movie spin-off has mild but persistent violence.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2012)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Gritty action game overflows with gore, sex, and profanity.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Brilliant, thoughtful puzzler has a little violence.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)