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Remake blurs line between nostalgic, outdated.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)
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age 10+
 
Fun drilling adventure with mild violence ends too quickly.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 15+
 
Expansion has familiar sci-fi battles, new maps, missions.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Maddeningly difficult adventure with strong role models.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Fun recreations of classic pinball games.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One, iPhone, iPod
(2015)
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age 15+
 
Very tough, old-school sci-fi shooter with flawed gameplay.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
age 13+
 
Challenging puzzler tests players in clever robot adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Baseball installment knocks gameplay out of the park.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
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age 11+
 
Side-scroller with mild blood revels in old-school action.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
age 18+
 
Surprisingly bloody, violent RPG with sexual themes.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(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)
age 8+
 
Energetic baseball game hits a home run.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2014)
age 16+
 
Dialogue-based adventure has strong language, bloody combat.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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age 14+
 
Wrestling game packs violence, taunts, skimpy outfits.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)

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