Game Reviews

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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Game Poster Image
age 11+
Compelling story with strong role models, loss, and battles.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
Far Cry 3 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Violent, bloody first-person shooter has sex and drugs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
Ben 10 Omniverse Game Poster Image
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age 9+
TV-based action game with puzzles, some fantasy battles.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
The Unfinished Swan Game Poster Image
age 10+
Innovative and poetic game with an uplifting life message.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(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)
Papo & Yo Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Dramatic and affecting puzzler about alcoholism and abuse.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
Sleeping Dogs Game Poster Image
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age 18+
High-adrenaline adventure packed with blood, sex, and drugs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
Brave: The Video Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
Average movie spin-off has mild but persistent violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2012)
Max Payne 3 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Gritty action game overflows with gore, sex, and profanity.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
Stacking Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Brilliant, thoughtful puzzler has a little violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)