Game Reviews

age 16+
 
Dialogue-based adventure has strong language, bloody combat.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 13+
 
Lighthearted, positive-friendship RPG is combat-heavy.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 10+
 
Frenetic, funny, but often confusing action-puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 18+
 
Bloody dungeon crawler pits abused boy against crazed mom.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(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 16+
 
Role-playing game focuses on combat, but story falls flat.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Family-friendly soccer sim with advanced graphics, physics.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
A girl, a balloon, creepy graphics, tricky controls.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Exciting stunt racer has thrills, mild cartoonish spills.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 18+
 
Violent adventure has great story, brain-bending puzzles.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Charming, melodic, and genre-bending game for kids, adults.
Platforms: Facebook, PlayStation Vita, Windows, iPhone, iPod
(2014)
age 14+
 
Gorgeous RPG marred by complex fighting, too much chatter.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Entertaining yet violent parody of Cold War-era threats.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Beautifully odd puzzle journey requires patience, tenacity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 10+
 
Satisfying arcade shooter entices with cool, stylized art.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Complex strategy game has captivating play, edgy content.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Fun, spooky, puzzle-based clone adventure set in space.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Infographic puzzler has off-the-charts challenges.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Retro side-scrolling adventure tests persistence, patience.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEGO-branded portable adventure focuses mostly on combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita
(2014)

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