Game Reviews

A Sailor's Life for Me Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Informative history title is more text than game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
Shank Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Artistic but exceptionally violent, bloody 2-D beat-'em-up.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2010)
Costume Quest Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Trick-or-treat tale is tasty, mildly violent Halloween fun.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2010)
VTech MobiGo Software - Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Game Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Kids play math games with their favorite Disney mouse.
Platforms: MobiGo, MobiGo 2
(2010)
NCIS Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Disappointing adventure game based on the hit TV show.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2011)
The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn -- The Game Game Poster Image
age 10+
Simple movie game with likable hero, cartoonish violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2011)
Doctor Lautrec and the Forgotten Knights Game Poster Image
age 10+
Puzzler similar to Professor Layton but with mild combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
Carmen Sandiego Adventures in Math: The Lady Liberty Larceny Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun, low-budget, educational gumshoeing adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
The Sims 3: Master Suite Stuff Game Poster Image
age 15+
Limited expansion offers new items that focus on romance.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
Final Fantasy XIII-2 Game Poster Image
age 13+
Deep fantasy role-playing with elegant action sequences.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
NeverDead Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Bizarre, extremely gory action game where hero breaks apart.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
Carmen Sandiego Adventures in Math: The Great Gateway Grab Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Short, fun game has kids practicing fractions and symmetry.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Game Poster Image
age 18+
Bloody but magically remarkable RPG for mature gamers.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
The Darkness II Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Extremely violent and gory action game pushes the M rating.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
Resident Evil: Revelations Game Poster Image
age 18+
Violent, carnage-filled survival horror game with zombies.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2012)
Gotham City Impostors Game Poster Image
age 14+
Team-based shooter for comic book fans is fun but flawed.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
Shank 2 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Polished bloody 2-D beat-'em-up glorifies violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
Twisted Metal Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Dark combat racing game that is extremely violent and gory.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2012)
Uncharted: Golden Abyss Game Poster Image
age 14+
Exciting action series now mobile but still violent.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
Syndicate Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Violent, profanity-filled sci-fi shooter best in co-op mode.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)

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