Game Reviews

age 10+
 
High-flying arcade shooter grounded by difficulty, gameplay.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 14+
 
Combat-focused expansion deep with gameplay, new features.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Cartoonish fighting game for anime fans only.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2015)
age 18+
 
Excellent mature adventure full of sex, violence, profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 13+
 
Funny, clever, socially inclusive dating simulation.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Well-tuned adventure has charming characters and fun combat.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Beautiful puzzler explores life, death, and relationships.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Quirky, role-playing fun has mild violence, lots of laughs.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Kids empowered to create own content in clever adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2014)
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age 7+
 
LEARNING
Short but emotionally powerful story told without words.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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age 8+
 
Fun Halloween sequel retreads mildly violent costumed play.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
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age 12+
 
LEARNING
Complex, realistic life simulator includes sexuality, death.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Learn what it means to be human in quirky adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Short, tedious party game designed to promote Barbie dolls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2013)
age 6+
 
Platforming treasure adventure has fun but repetitive play.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Compelling war strategy game combines brains with brawn.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
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age 15+
 
LEARNING
Terrific narrative game tackles tough teen identity issues.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Train dragons, learn science in top-notch MMO for kids.
Platforms: Facebook, Google+, Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2013)
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age 18+
 
LEARNING
Intriguing sci-fi game has sex, violence, and profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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age 14+
 
LEARNING
So-so sci-fi shooter based on rebooted movie series.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2013)

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