Game Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Kids empowered to create own content in clever adventure.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Challenging motorcycle racer is realistic but lacks depth.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Updated game doesn't add much but still gets you moving.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Awesome toy-driven adventure lets you turn villains good.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Terrific strategic tower defense game has mild violence.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Super sequel soars in creativity, falls flat in adventure.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Family-friendly soccer sim with advanced graphics, physics.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Dictator simulation imposes violence; lots of strategy.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, iPhone
(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)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Super fun, creative Tolkien/Lego mashup promotes teamwork.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun, imaginative adventure promotes independent thinking.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Learn what it means to be human in quirky adventure game.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Race as or against the police in this arcade driving game.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Pro basketball simulation needs more time in the virtual gym
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox One, PlayStation 4
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun action/adventure for kids has lots of cartoon violence.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2013)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Visually striking but very violent first-person shooter.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Combat-heavy sci-fi war game with violence but no gore.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2013)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Bloody, frenetic combat makes this shooter for adults only.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun, kid-friendly action game tied to major cultural icons.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Windows
(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)

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