Game Reviews

Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town Game Poster Image
age 10+
Farm sim is a bumper crop of repetition and frustration.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2020)
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Rune Factory 4 Special Game Poster Image
age 13+
Farming and monster fighting combine for fantasy fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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Madden NFL 19 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
New season of football tackles fun, improved gameplay.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Pode Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Beautiful co-op tale of friendship and teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2018)
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Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Game Poster Image
age 7+
Fun, safe tennis game good for social play but lacks depth.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
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Yo-Kai Watch Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun happy-"ghost"-lucky game helps kids deal with emotions.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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Gurumin: A Monstrous Adventure Game Poster Image
age 10+
Well-tuned adventure has charming characters and fun combat.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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Mario Party 10 Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Fun party game with mild violence promotes socialization.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
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Gravity Ghost Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Beautiful puzzler explores life, death, and relationships.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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A Bird Story Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Short but emotionally powerful story told without words.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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The Sims 4 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Complex, realistic life simulator includes sexuality, death.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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Disney Magical World Game Poster Image
age 6+
Mickey meets Animal Crossing in fun, gentle life-simulator.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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Doki-Doki Universe Game Poster Image
age 10+
Learn what it means to be human in quirky adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
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Barbie Dreamhouse Party Game Poster Image
age 8+
Short, tedious party game designed to promote Barbie dolls.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
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The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Game Poster Image
age 10+
Magical "old school" adventure has heady puzzles and combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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VTech InnoTab Software - Doc McStuffins Game Poster Image
age 4+
Play along as Doc entertains and heals her toy friends.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2013)
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Wii Party U Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Lots of group fun encapsulated in 80+ mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
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Total War: Rome II Game Poster Image
age 14+
Compelling war strategy game combines brains with brawn.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
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Gone Home Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Terrific narrative game tackles tough teen identity issues.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Hello Kitty: Sweet Little Shops Game Poster Image
age 5+
This smart cat engages kids in math to help her friends.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2013)
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