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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Shenmue III Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Decent installment to franchise held back by outdated play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2019)
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Stranded Sails: Explorers of the Cursed Islands Game Poster Image
age 8+
Farm, cook, and explore in repetitive castaway adventure.
Platforms: Apple Arcade, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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BurgerTime Party! Game Poster Image
age 8+
Updated arcade classic is a well-done recipe for fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Dragon Quest Builders 2 Game Poster Image
age 9+
Terrific building game with positive messages and teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2019)
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Little Dragons Café Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fantasy cooking adventure that's full of flavor.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2018)
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Overcooked! 2 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Culinary chaos makes for a buffet of food-themed fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Battle Chef Brigade Game Poster Image
age 10+
Breezy platformer/puzzler takes itself too seriously.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2017)
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Cooking Mama: Sweet Shop Game Poster Image
age 7+
Sweet cooking sim great for younger gamers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2017)
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Job Simulator Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Funny VR work sim is safe but grows old quick.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2016)
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Overcooked Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Crazy co-op cooking game emphasizes collaboration, focus.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Order Up!! Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun, accessible cooking sim teaches international dishes.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3
(2012)
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Cooking Mama 4: Kitchen Magic Game Poster Image
age 8+
Feels more like a game than a cooking sim, with nice menu.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
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Dora's Cooking Club Game Poster Image
age 4+
Fantastic, fun math game baked into a cooking sim.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
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Sushi Go-Round Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Good strategy game with questionable use of alcohol.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi, Nintendo Wii
(2010)
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Fast Food Panic Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Pace might be too fast for some in this cooking game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi, Nintendo Wii
(2010)
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Food Network: Cook or Be Cooked Game Poster Image
age 10+
Cooking game teaches the basics of how to use a kitchen.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
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Cooking Mama 3: Chop & Shop Game Poster Image
age 8+
Cooking sim still fun, with new modes and 80 new recipes.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
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Cooking Mama: World Kitchen Game Poster Image
age 7+
Popular cooking sim gets 50 new ethnically flavored dishes.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
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