Game Reviews

csm_game
age 18+
Thrilling but very violent, mature high-tech tale.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 18+
Bloody but unexpectedly thoughtful shooter revisits WWII.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 10+
Clunky action game does disservice to Marvel's wall-crawler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 13+
LEARNING
Funny, bizarre adventure appeals to teen cynics and beyond.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 9+
LEARNING
Deep, detailed baseball game among best for sports fans.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Original, accessible, fun RPG stars lots of strong females.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 8+
LEARNING
Family-friendly soccer simulation captures thrill of FIFA.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
age 14+
Lackluster action RPG has potentially offensive content.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
Dated, clumsy platformer is more frustrating than fun.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Super fun, creative Tolkien/Lego mashup promotes teamwork.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 15+
Bawdy, coarse fighter packs fantasy-enhanced punches.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 18+
Exceptionally dark and violent war game is joyless, brief.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 13+
LEARNING
Classic RPG bundle hasn’t aged a bit; great value for teens.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
Fun retro aerial shooter has mild violence, demands skill.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 14+
Despite loads of fantasy violence, this tough RPG impresses.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
age 18+
Audacious, satirical RPG with mature themes to the extreme.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
csm_game
age 18+
Hard stealth game stars thieving antihero on a dark journey.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 18+
Graphic violence and nudity make this an adults-only game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
csm_game
age 12+
Fast-paced action title has nice graphics, repetitive play.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 18+
Violent action in phenomenal, emotional tale of two girls.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2014)

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