Game Reviews

Boid Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun, fast, easy-to-play strategy requires fast thinking.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Hawken Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Rock 'Em Sock 'Em robots, but free-to-play fun doesn't last.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2016)
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
A fun, fun romp through a galaxy far, far away.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
Hard Reset Redux Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Old-school bot shooter updated, but play still feels rusty.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Mighty No. 9 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Robot action game has challenging but monotonous play.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Space Run Galaxy Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Repetitive space strategy shackled by shallow gameplay.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Breached Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Cool but confusing trial-and-error adventure on alien world.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
Stellaris Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Deep, engaging space strategy has big challenge for players.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Lumo Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Mind-bending puzzler with distinct nostalgic flavor.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Fallout 4: Far Harbor Game Poster Image
age 18+
First-person RPG add-on is bloody, brutal, full of choices.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Overwatch Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Fantastic, frantic shooter with some violence, open chat.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Battleborn Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Cartoon shooter is less graphic than most others in genre.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Offworld Trading Company Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Commerce trumps combat in unique strategy game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Freedom Planet Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Actioner feels like Sonic homage, but play falls short.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2016)
Forced Showdown Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Violent action game show tries to hard to "force" fun play.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Lego Dimensions Midway Arcade Level Pack Game Poster Image
age 10+
Expansion is a retro trip in game history through Lego lens.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
Ashes of the Singularity Game Poster Image
age 13+
Epic sci-fi strategy warfare has some violence, tame play.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Hyper Light Drifter Game Poster Image
age 13+
Colorful, gorgeous adventure with frenetic, madcap action
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
Kill to Collect Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Mild violence, repetitive action best in short sessions.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Disney Infinity 3.0: Marvel Battlegrounds Game Poster Image
age 11+
Basic brawler encourages kids to buy more Infinity toys.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)

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