Game Reviews

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age 14+
 
Strategic game with compelling story, memorable characters.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
age 18+
 
Mature action with traps, sexually risqué content.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
age 14+
 
Horror adventure with strong heroine but lackluster puzzles.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Fun drilling adventure with mild violence ends too quickly.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Fun, wildly inventive take on arcade machines.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
age 10+
 
Fun recreations of classic pinball games.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One, iPhone, iPod
(2015)
age 10+
 
Lego's ninja franchise spun into clever hand-held adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
age 18+
 
Gory episodic horror adventure for adults mixes old and new.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
 
This pineapple-under-the-sea adventure's a bit stale.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360
(2015)
age 13+
 
Stellar adventure game revisits the Land of the Dead.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Quirky, role-playing fun has mild violence, lots of laughs.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
age 13+
 
Lighthearted, positive-friendship RPG is combat-heavy.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 18+
 
Bloody dungeon crawler pits abused boy against crazed mom.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 16+
 
Role-playing game focuses on combat, but story falls flat.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
A girl, a balloon, creepy graphics, tricky controls.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 18+
 
Violent adventure has great story, brain-bending puzzles.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 14+
 
Gorgeous RPG marred by complex fighting, too much chatter.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Complex strategy game has captivating play, edgy content.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Retro side-scrolling adventure tests persistence, patience.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Classic RPG bundle hasn’t aged a bit; great value for teens.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2014)

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