Game Reviews

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)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Short adventure captivates with puzzles, intriguing story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 14+
 
An impressive upgrade to the notoriously tough action RPG.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
 
Latest installment delivers dino battling, racing fun.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
csm_game
age 12+
 
Poetic but flawed, confused game falls short of potential.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Reincarnation game gets lost in repetition and confusion.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 13+
 
Exceptionally fun, deep action-adventure promotes teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
csm_game
age 18+
 
Bloody co-op shooter pits human hunters against monsters.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Violent, beautiful Native tale with young, strong heroine.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Short but emotionally powerful story told without words.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun life simulator lets kids experiment with careers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun, team-oriented Lego brick battler has pressure to buy.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 17+
 
Violent but mediocre RPG has iffy comments about women.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
age 18+
 
Fantasy game focused on morality is violent and bloody.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
age 18+
 
Online fantasy game is rooted heavily in bloody violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Innocuous, moderately fun platformer stars Mario’s dino bud.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Enhanced version of mature, violent adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fantastic animal and business simulation, fun for all ages.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Magical "old school" adventure has heady puzzles and combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun, augmented-reality edutainment filled with cool facts.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)

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