Game Reviews

age 11+
LEARNING
Earth's Mightiest Heroes assemble for fun action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
csm_game
age 10+
Stellar basketball game adds modes, Spike Lee story lines.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
Funny, surprising adventure with beautiful graphics.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
Fun strategy for all ages lets players create, manage town.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 14+
LEARNING
Violent survival MMO tests skills against humans, dinos.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
Maddeningly difficult adventure with strong role models.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun, team-oriented Lego brick battler has pressure to buy.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Family-friendly soccer sim with advanced graphics, physics.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Witty story with memorable characters and good message.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 13+
LEARNING
Play the role of a news producer in ESPN-like broadcast sim.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 6+
Platforming treasure adventure has fun but repetitive play.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 15+
LEARNING
Fun and intense Caped Crusader romp lacks ingenuity.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Stellar NBA basketball sim is slam-dunk family fun.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Fossil-based game spurs evolution conversations, questions.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
age 5+
LEARNING
Charming game models conflict resolution for young kids.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Extraordinarily good soccer game with easy controls.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2012)
age 9+
LEARNING
Harder to play than FIFA, but still great pitch competition.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2012)
csm_game
age 11+
LEARNING
Dramatic and affecting puzzler about alcoholism and abuse.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
age 14+
Disappointing dino adventure has blood and scares.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows, Mac
(2011)

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