Game Reviews

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 12+
 
Outrun Death in this cartoonishly violent kart racer.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Arcade-style soccer, with cars and a giant ball.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Bridge-building sim fun; challenge puts it on shaky ground.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 16+
 
Be the Caped Crusader in this epic end to the Arkham story.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(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 8+
 
Comical, mildly violent take on fake fantasy TV production.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Licensed expansion pales in comparison to stellar original.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 18+
 
Fun, edgy, occasionally frustrating adventure.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 18+
 
A ridiculous, ribald action game full of mature content.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 14+
 
Good premise that ultimately fails in execution.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(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)
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+
 
LEARNING
Realistic racer encourages respect but doesn't innovate.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
csm_game
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Creative vehicle builder a bit rough around the edges.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Outstanding driving game has some street-racing concerns.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Super sequel soars in creativity, falls flat in adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Violent hack-'n'-slash remake limited by shallow gameplay.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)

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