Game Reviews

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)
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)
Pillar Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Confusing puzzler based on personality types misses mark.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2015)
SpongeBob HeroPants Game Poster Image
age 8+
This pineapple-under-the-sea adventure's a bit stale.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360
(2015)
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)
Costume Quest 2 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun Halloween sequel retreads mildly violent costumed play.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Game Poster Image
age 15+
LEARNING
Mediocre role-playing game with violence, blood.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
Barbie Dreamhouse Party Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Short, tedious party game designed to promote Barbie dolls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2013)
DuckTales Remastered Game Poster Image
age 6+
Platforming treasure adventure has fun but repetitive play.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
Disney Planes Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Not a nosedive, but this game still stalls over mediocrity.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
The Smurfs 2 Game Poster Image
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age 7+
LEARNING
Cute cartoon side-scroller, but only for young fans.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
Dynasty Warriors 8 Game Poster Image
age 14+
LEARNING
Action-packed tactical sequel for fans of sword fighting.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
Remember Me Game Poster Image
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age 18+
LEARNING
Intriguing sci-fi game has sex, violence, and profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
Star Trek Game Poster Image
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age 14+
LEARNING
So-so sci-fi shooter based on rebooted movie series.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2013)
Kinect Party Game Poster Image
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age 7+
LEARNING
Entertaining collection of activities gets kids moving.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
The Walking Dead: Season One Game Poster Image
age 18+
LEARNING
Extremely violent, profanity-filled zombie adventure.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd you steal our garbage?!! Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Quirky platform adventure with tween boy humor.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
Victorious: Taking the Lead Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Tween rhythm game based on TV show is fun but short.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2012)
Lalaloopsy: Carnival of Friends Game Poster Image
age 5+
LEARNING
Colorful platformer featuring collectible doll characters.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)

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