Game Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Fun Halloween sequel retreads mildly violent costumed play.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Family-friendly soccer sim with advanced graphics, physics.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Complex, realistic life simulator includes sexuality, death.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Witty story with memorable characters and good message.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Mild cartoon violence aplenty in TV tie-in game.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Play the role of a news producer in ESPN-like broadcast sim.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Platforming treasure adventure has fun but repetitive play.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun and intense Caped Crusader romp lacks ingenuity.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Stellar NBA basketball sim is slam-dunk family fun.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Cross-genre tactics game has Dungeons & Dragons charm.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Terrific narrative game tackles tough teen identity issues.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Charming game models conflict resolution for young kids.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Extremely violent, profanity-filled zombie adventure.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Extraordinarily good soccer game with easy controls.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Harder to play than FIFA, but still great pitch competition.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2012)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Dramatic and affecting puzzler about alcoholism and abuse.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
High-adrenaline adventure packed with blood, sex, and drugs.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Brilliant, thoughtful puzzler has a little violence.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Trick-or-treat tale is tasty, mildly violent Halloween fun.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2010)