Game Reviews

csm_game
age 18+
Violent open-world shooter overthrows fake gov't for laughs.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
Mediocre racer has bad controls, visuals issues.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 13+
Expansion boosts fun, visuals, glamorizes illegal racing.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
Fun fast-paced driving game glorifies illegal street racing.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
Motorcycle expansion good but limited, has mild violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
age 12+
Fun, attractive, short but shockingly deep cartoon brawler.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Authentic racing sim conveys speed but is visually bland.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 18+
More violent than film, adventure has fun but flawed play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
Realistic racing simulation is oddly shallow.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
Driving puzzler revs bone-crunching racetracks, challenge.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
Arcade-style soccer, with cars and a giant ball.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun, commercialized movie game takes kids on dino adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Authentic track racer requires precise driving skills.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 14+
Good premise that ultimately fails in execution.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 12+
LEARNING
Challenging motorcycle racer is realistic but lacks depth.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
Circuit racer has cool social features, big privacy issues.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2014)
age 13+
Lackluster action game has blatant movie-marketing ties.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 12+
LEARNING
Creative, social racer lets kids learn from fun, risky ride.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun, imaginative adventure promotes independent thinking.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 10+
LEARNING
Race as or against the police in this arcade driving game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)