Game Reviews

Ride Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Authentic racing sim conveys speed but is visually bland.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Lego Jurassic World Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, commercialized movie game takes kids on dino adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
F1 2014 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Realistic racer encourages respect but doesn't innovate.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
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)
Wonderbook: Diggs Nightcrawler Game Poster Image
age 8+
Average augmented-reality gumshoe story with mild violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
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)
Barbie Dreamhouse Party Game Poster Image
age 8+
Short, tedious party game designed to promote Barbie dolls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Windows
(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)
Diablo III (Console versions) Game Poster Image
age 18+
Bloody, gory demon-hunting computer game now on consoles.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
Saints Row IV Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 18+
Over-the-top alien bloodfest for mature audiences.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
The Croods: Prehistoric Party Game Poster Image
age 8+
Lifeless party game with mild cartoon shenanigans.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
Victorious: Taking the Lead Game Poster Image
age 10+
Tween rhythm game based on TV show is fun but short.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2012)
Lego Lord of the Rings Game Poster Image
age 10+
Action and humor abound in funny rendition of LOTR films.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360
(2012)
LittleBigPlanet Karting Game Poster Image
age 8+
Creative kart racer lets kids set their imagination loose.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2012)
Sports Champions 2 Game Poster Image
age 9+
Fun sports compilation promotes healthy movement.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2012)
The Testament of Sherlock Holmes Game Poster Image
age 18+
Compelling but gory adventure for mature mystery lovers.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
Disney Princess: My Fairytale Adventure Game Poster Image
age 5+
Great first video game adventure for young princess lovers.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, Mac
(2012)
Journey Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Beautiful adventure less a game than interactive poetry.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2012)
Sesame Street: Elmo's Musical Monsterpiece Game Poster Image
age 3+
Making music with Elmo and Abby is educational and fun.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
Madagascar 3: The Video Game Game Poster Image
age 7+
Simple platform puzzler lets kids play with animal stars.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2012)

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