Game Reviews

age 13+
 
LEARNING
Captivating recreation of Civil War has tempered violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2008)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Digital remake of brilliant board game best for Catan vets.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
age 15+
 
LEARNING
While dark and violent, this superhero game is intriguing.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2011)
csm_game
age 15+
 
LEARNING
City building game offers tyrannical options.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Bloody military shooter with disturbing cinematic moments.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 16+
 
LEARNING
Well-made but bloody overhaul of classic alien shooter.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Bloody adventure game with visceral violence, online play.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2011)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Game show/board game is a blast -- but questions are tough!
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
csm_game
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Lackluster action game with some tactical elements.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
csm_game
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Gritty action game overflows with gore, sex, and profanity.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Lifelike third-person military shooter has bloody combat.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Average Olympics sim might get kids off the couch.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Gory military shooter tackles difficult questions about war.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Amusing collection of mini-games for two-player fun.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2012)
csm_game
age 18+
 
LEARNING
High-adrenaline adventure packed with blood, sex, and drugs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fast, fun, and realistic hockey game shoots and scores.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
csm_game
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Survival horror series falters with switch to fast action.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Thrilling sci-fi strategy game with violence and gore.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
csm_game
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Mashup of classic Bond movies in game form falls flat.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2012)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Gritty, realistic military shooter definitely not for kids.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)

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