Game Reviews

Oxenfree Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Edgy adventure on deserted isle is engaging yet mysterious.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Just Cause 3 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Violent open-world shooter overthrows fake gov't for laughs.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
Phineas and Ferb: Day of Doofenshmirtz Game Poster Image
age 6+
Fun, affordable adventure has some technical glitches.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2015)
Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Fun, safe tennis game good for social play but lacks depth.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival Game Poster Image
age 8+
Animal Crossing board game spin-off loses depth, fun factor.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
Adventure Time: Finn and Jake Investigations Game Poster Image
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)
Yo-Kai Watch Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Fun happy-"ghost"-lucky game helps kids deal with emotions.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Need for Speed Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Fun fast-paced driving game glorifies illegal street racing.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
The Legend of Zelda: TriForce Heroes Game Poster Image
age 8+
Teamwork-based game has safe multiplayer, repetitive action.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Tales of Zestiria Game Poster Image
age 14+
Combat-focused role-playing game average in gameplay, story.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
Minecraft: Story Mode Game Poster Image
age 10+
Famous blocky adventure has a generic story to tell.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One, iPhone
(2015)
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Hearts of Stone Game Poster Image
age 18+
Free expansion adds violence, deduction to great adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection Game Poster Image
age 15+
Hilarious action games with frequent firefights, some blood.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
Persona 4: Dancing All Night Game Poster Image
age 15+
Slightly mature dance game promotes being true to yourself.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2015)
Lego Dimensions Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Build an epic crossover story brick by (expensive) brick.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Cute, accessible home-design sim in popular series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
The Flame in the Flood Game Poster Image
age 10+
Difficult survival adventure has steep learning curve.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
Black Closet Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Engaging social strategy game gently addresses adult themes.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Undertale Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Satirical RPG endorses peaceful conflict resolution.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Dropsy Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Adventure about making people happy is very confusing.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)

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