Game Reviews

Xeko Elf Island Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Reality-based quests let kids contribute real-world help.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2009)
Hannah Montana The Movie Game Poster Image
age 6+
Movie-based game gets girls dancing (and shopping).
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2009)
Mevo and the Grooveriders Game Poster Image
age 8+
Mario meets Rock Band in PC music platformer.
Platforms: Windows
(2009)
The Godfather II Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Brutal, adult mob game based on Godfather films.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2009)
The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena Game Poster Image
age 18+
Graphic, gory first-person shooter with some sexual themes.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2009)
Eco Tycoon: Project Green Game Poster Image
age 13+
Good eco-idea falls short because of poor gameplay.
Platforms: Windows
(2009)
Guitar Hero: Metallica Game Poster Image
age 13+
Heavy metal music with edgy lyrics comes to rhythm sim.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2009)
Wheelman Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Gangster driver-for-hire; violent but less graphic than GTA.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2009)
Monsters vs. Aliens Game Poster Image
age 10+
Platformer emphasizes combat, skews older than movie.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2009)
Wanted: Weapons of Fate Game Poster Image
age 18+
Shallow third-person shooter extends film Wanted.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2009)
WWE Legends of Wrestlemania Game Poster Image
age 12+
Pro wrestling game is fun-yet-shallow revisit of history.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2009)
BattleForge Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Online strategy game can be fun but banks on micropayments.
Platforms: Windows
(2009)
Runes of Magic Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Open chat and deep fantasy gameplay in free-to-play MMO.
Platforms: Windows
(2009)
Resident Evil 5 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Controversial horror game has sparked racial debate.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2009)
Trivial Pursuit Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Classic board game goes high-tech in a fun way.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2009)
JumpStart 3D Virtual World Game Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Online learning game set in a big open world is a cut above.
Platforms: Windows
(2009)
Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. Game Poster Image
age 13+
Solid air combat game doesn't push the envelope.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2009)
Halo Wars Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Well-made strategy game breaks from Halo shooter tradition.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2009)
Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard Game Poster Image
age 14+
Funny spoof of game industry falls flat during play.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2009)
Major League Baseball 2K9 Game Poster Image
age 9+
Baseball sim little easier than MLB 09 The Show.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2009)

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