Game Reviews

Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun but repetitive collection of summer sports games.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Mini Metro Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Mass transit simulator is simple, marvelous, hard to master.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Pokkén Tournament Game Poster Image
age 11+
Deep, demanding play brings fighting twist to monster game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
Assassin's Creed Syndicate Game Poster Image
age 18+
Bloody action epic paints authentic picture of old London.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
LeapFrog LeapTV: Letter Factory Adventures Game Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Fun and active introduction to letters can be repetitive.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2015)
Lego Jurassic World Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun, commercialized movie game takes kids on dino adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Ark: Survival Evolved Game Poster Image
age 14+
LEARNING
Violent survival MMO tests skills against humans, dinos.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
Westerado: Double Barreled Game Poster Image
age 16+
Great murder mystery with action-packed Old West twist.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
The Charnel House Trilogy Game Poster Image
age 18+
A disjointed, clunkily written, too-simple adventure.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Fossil Fighters Frontier Game Poster Image
age 8+
Latest installment delivers dino battling, racing fun.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Game Poster Image
age 13+
Exceptionally fun, deep action-adventure promotes teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Lego Minifigures Online Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun, team-oriented Lego brick battler has pressure to buy.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Yoshi's New Island Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Innocuous, moderately fun platformer stars Mario’s dino bud.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
Wonderbook: Walking with Dinosaurs Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun, augmented-reality edutainment filled with cool facts.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Disney Doc McStuffins Game Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Cuddly game teaches hygiene and health with stuffed friends.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2013)
Mission US: A Cheyenne Odyssey Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
History adventure challenges kids to make difficult choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
Fossil Forensics Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Fossil-based game spurs evolution conversations, questions.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Scribblenauts Unmasked - A DC Comics Adventure Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
Disney Infinity: The Lone Ranger Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Western play set with pistols, axes, and a focus on combat.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: The Magic School Bus: Dinosaurs Game Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Learn how to "be" a dinosaur on the Magic School Bus.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2013)

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