Game Reviews

Grounded Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Size matters in this backyard survival adventure.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
(2020)
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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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Jurassic World Evolution Game Poster Image
age 10+
Deep theme park simulation has deadly exhibits.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Game Poster Image
age 12+
Thrilling, violent end to the StarCraft II strategy series.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Ark: Survival Evolved Game Poster Image
age 14+
Violent survival MMO tests skills against humans, dinos.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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ScreamRide Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Roller coaster sim has thrills; controls full of bumps.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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Infinite Scuba Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Diving game aims to teach but runs out of air.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
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Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Game Poster Image
age 11+
Great strategy game builds alien worlds; some safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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The Long Dark Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Very challenging survival simulation has moderate violence.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition Game Poster Image
age 17+
Enhanced version of mature, violent adventure game.
Platforms: Google Stadia, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
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Enercities Game Poster Image
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age 13+
City building game focuses on green communities.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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XCOM: Enemy Within Game Poster Image
age 18+
Expansion to a violent and mature strategy sci-fi game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Angry Birds Star Wars Game Poster Image
age 8+
The birds are back with puzzle game spin-off for TVs.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Mech Mice Tactics Game Poster Image
age 12+
Fun fantasy strategy game for kids is combat-heavy.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
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Armored Core: Verdict Day Game Poster Image
age 13+
Hunger Games-like death match with mech shooters.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Scribblenauts Unmasked - A DC Comics Adventure Game Poster Image
age 10+
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Transformers Rescue Bots: Race to the Rescue Game Poster Image
age 6+
Robot platformer demystifies natural disasters.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2013)
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The Last of Us Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Exceptional storytelling, but lots of violence, profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
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Ekoloko Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Kids learn environmental consciousness in this MMOG.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
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StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Game Poster Image
age 14+
"Stellar" sci-fi strategy expansion wows fans of the series.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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