Game Reviews

csm_game
age 9+
LEARNING
Poetic platformer with themes of family, friends, aging.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
csm_game
age 10+
Retro-style shooter versus space bugs is just too short.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
age 14+
Sci-fi extermination game plagued by too many glitchy bugs.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2015)
age 15+
Violent sci-fi action exterminates lots of alien bugs.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
age 8+
Animal Crossing board game spin-off loses depth, fun factor.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
age 10+
Amusing but flawed short brawler for fans of the TV series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
"Grand adventure" is very shy of grand; for fans only.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 6+
Clever cartoonish puzzle adventure perfect for families.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 18+
Not all winners, but this "Rare" collection rocks.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
Arachnid spins unconventional action with some repetition.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2015)
age 3+
LEARNING
Popular pups teach math along with community responsibility.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
Irradiated monster brawler loses power in gameplay, visuals.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2015)
csm_game
age 12+
LEARNING
Innovative puzzles, play limited by stale fights, glitches.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
Reincarnation game gets lost in repetition and confusion.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 5+
Throwback arcade puzzler with impressive scope.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
Sidescrolling bug platformer oozes mild cartoonish violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun life simulator lets kids experiment with careers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Puzzle series' Wii U debut delivers great mind-benders.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
age 4+
LEARNING
Excellent pet simulator combines animal care and adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 3+
LEARNING
Big red dog's reading game light on activities.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2014)

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