Game Reviews

age 12+
 
Remake blurs line between nostalgic, outdated.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
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age 13+
 
Realistic racing simulation is oddly shallow.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Long-running golf series reboot sorely lacking content.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Arcade-style soccer, with cars and a giant ball.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Cartoonish fighting game for anime fans only.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2015)
age 16+
 
2-D platformer keeps fun but loses stealth for assassins.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 18+
 
Flawed but fun World War II shooter.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Baseball installment knocks gameplay out of the park.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Fun old-school arcade shooter with odd design issues.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
age 13+
 
Tactical action offers more customization, weak graphics.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
age 13+
 
Time-travelling fighter stuck in place by inconsistent play.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 18+
 
Fast fighter has lots of sexy imagery, minor game additions.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 18+
 
Stunning graphics intensify violence; gameplay disappoints.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
age 8+
 
Energetic baseball game hits a home run.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2014)
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age 14+
 
Wrestling game packs violence, taunts, skimpy outfits.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 18+
 
Fascinating, gory French Revolution epic intros co-op play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Hoops sim makes upgrades but still needs more time in gym.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2014)
age 13+
 
Action game has few new features, very repetitive play.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
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age 10+
 
Circuit racer has cool social features, big privacy issues.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Stellar pro hoops franchise slam-dunks with added modes.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)

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