Game Reviews

age 10+
 
Music game struggles on high notes with depth, complexity.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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age 18+
 
Horror game starring teens is bloody, gory, and intense.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
age 10+
 
High-flying arcade shooter grounded by difficulty, gameplay.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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age 18+
 
Not all winners, but this "Rare" collection rocks.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Strategic game with compelling story, memorable characters.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
age 14+
 
Combat-focused expansion deep with gameplay, new features.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Cartoonish fighting game for anime fans only.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2015)
age 18+
 
Excellent mature adventure full of sex, violence, profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 13+
 
Funny, clever, socially inclusive dating simulation.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Well-tuned adventure has charming characters and fun combat.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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age 7+
 
LEARNING
Fun party game with mild violence promotes socialization.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
age 10+
 
Role-playing game suffers from uneven battle, puzzle pacing.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2015)
age 10+
 
An exceptionally fun, challenging, and charming game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 8+
 
This pineapple-under-the-sea adventure's a bit stale.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360
(2015)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Beautiful puzzler explores life, death, and relationships.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Quirky, role-playing fun has mild violence, lots of laughs.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
age 12+
 
Fun, engaging adventure despite fantasy violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2015)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Kids empowered to create own content in clever adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2014)
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age 7+
 
LEARNING
Short but emotionally powerful story told without words.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 8+
 
Pac-Man and his friends bite into a mediocre platformer.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)

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