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)
Editors' pick
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This fun interactive game uses augmented reality to make dinosaurs come alive and appear to be roaming your living room.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
With the new ability to swap parts of the toys to affect characters' abilities, this sequel adds an exciting element to the popular franchise.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(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)
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)
Editors' pick
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Inventive puzzles about changing physics provide delightful brainteasers.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
Editors' pick
SSX
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Become an extreme sports star from the comfort of your home as you snowboard down death-defying peaks.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Spectacular looking, this side-scrolling puzzler offers varied gameplay and the ability to play with friends.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Windows, Mac
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Upbeat mini-games for the whole family to enjoy.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Two classic, artsy games stand the test of time when remastered.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Play as or against your favorite MLB team in game modes that promote teamwork.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
The first game that delivers a comprehensive rap experience is edgy, but also authentic for fans of the genre.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Superfans of the old Zelda games will enjoy this adventure that's both a hilarious spoof and deliberate homage.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Families that know their teens will love this party quiz game that uses clips from real Hollywood films.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2009)
Editors' pick
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
An intriguing story (plus awesome superheroes) lends otherworldly action to this exciting game.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Editors' pick
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Put your PlayStation 3 to good use with this challenging, green-themed puzzle game that encourages eco-mindedness.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2009)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Impressive scenery, great music, and the ability to create and share your own puzzles make this a truly innovative game.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2009)