Game Reviews

Tumble VR Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Smart physics-based puzzler stuck with wonky controls.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2016)
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Dragon Quest Builders Game Poster Image
age 10+
Imaginative world-building game with mild cartoon violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2016)
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Lego Dimensions Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Build an epic crossover story brick by (expensive) brick.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Game Poster Image
age 10+
A fun, fun romp through a galaxy far, far away.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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TrackMania Turbo Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun, family-friendly arcade racer brings hours of play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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MLB The Show 16 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fine-tuned baseball game is a home run, but full of ads.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2016)
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LEGO Marvel's Avengers Game Poster Image
age 11+
Earth's Mightiest Heroes assemble for fun action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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Tharsis Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Challenging, complex survival dice game is hard but fun.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
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Rock Band 4 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Rhythm game with some iffy lyrics fosters interest in music.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
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Ride Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Authentic racing sim conveys speed but is visually bland.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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NBA Live 16 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun basketball sim fouled by bugs, gameplay flaws.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
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FIFA 16 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Female soccer stars join fantastic yearly sports sim.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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Skylanders SuperChargers Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun (and expensive) fantasy action game with cartoon combat.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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Tearaway Unfolded Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun creative puzzler almost as good as original Vita game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
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Madden NFL 16 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
One of the better Madden offerings in years.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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Rory McIlroy PGA Tour Game Poster Image
age 8+
Long-running golf series reboot sorely lacking content.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
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Project CARS Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Authentic track racer requires precise driving skills.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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Monopoly Family Fun Pack Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun version of the iconic board game -- with extra modes.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2014)
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LittleBigPlanet 3 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Kids empowered to create own content in clever adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2014)
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This War of Mine Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Violent, bleak survival game has new look at horrors of war.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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