Game Reviews

csm_game
age 8+
Wacky soccer game seems easy, but chaotic play is tricky.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Diving game aims to teach but runs out of air.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
age 14+
Fun multiplayer adventure fuses action, puzzles, combat.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 12+
Dated but still solid puzzle-filled adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2014)
age 13+
LEARNING
Violent, beautiful Native tale with young, strong heroine.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun life simulator lets kids experiment with careers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 8+
Fascinating adventure only held back by some hard puzzles.
Platforms: Mac
(2014)
age 10+
Slow, dull adventure with overly complex puzzles.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 6+
Charming fantasy platformer is more fun with a friend.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
age 10+
Confusing, dull adventure wastes sleuth's detective skills.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
Programming adventure heavy on gimmick, light on combat.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Original, accessible, fun RPG stars lots of strong females.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 11+
LEARNING
Fun puzzler with challenging conundrums, super role models.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Witty story with memorable characters and good message.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 13+
LEARNING
Play the role of a news producer in ESPN-like broadcast sim.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 6+
LEARNING
Girl-focused Lego game filled with fun, safe activities.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 4+
LEARNING
Play along as Doc entertains and heals her toy friends.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Not a nosedive, but this game still stalls over mediocrity.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
age 8+
LEARNING
Engaging sports sim celebrates golf history.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)

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