Game Reviews

age 9+
 
Octopus-out-of-water tale has a lot of gravity, confusion.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 12+
 
Remake blurs line between nostalgic, outdated.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Violent survival MMO tests skills against humans, dinos.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Short adventure captivates with puzzles, intriguing story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 14+
 
An impressive upgrade to the notoriously tough action RPG.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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age 12+
 
Poetic but flawed, confused game falls short of potential.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Reincarnation game gets lost in repetition and confusion.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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age 18+
 
Bloody co-op shooter pits human hunters against monsters.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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age 18+
 
Adventure focuses on power, consequences of second chances.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Violent, beautiful Native tale with young, strong heroine.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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age 7+
 
LEARNING
Short but emotionally powerful story told without words.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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age 17+
 
Violent but mediocre RPG has iffy comments about women.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
age 18+
 
Fantasy game focused on morality is violent and bloody.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
age 18+
 
Online fantasy game is rooted heavily in bloody violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Enhanced version of mature, violent adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Mediocre action platformer tied to the animated show.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Fun fantasy strategy game for kids is combat-heavy.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
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age 10+
 
LEARNING
Delightful, frantic side-scroller with cartoony violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
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age 15+
 
LEARNING
Terrific narrative game tackles tough teen identity issues.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)

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