Game Reviews

The Sims 4: Cottage Living Game Poster Image
age 13+
Farm-focused expansion has welcome sustainable living theme.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
(2021)
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Dragon Quest Builders 2 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Terrific building game with positive messages and teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
(2021)
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Cozy Grove Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Relaxing, engaging life sim with a supernatural twist.
Platforms: Apple Arcade, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2021)
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Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town Game Poster Image
age 8+
Shallow socializing hampers otherwise enjoyable life sim.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2021)
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Harvest Moon: One World Game Poster Image
age 8+
Farming sim tale grows fun crops and some frustrating play.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2021)
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Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition Game Poster Image
age 13+
Fun cartoonish fantasy tale has bloodless turn-based combat.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Destroy All Humans! (2020) Game Poster Image
age 14+
Silly, fun but violent sci-fi romp through middle America.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Radical Rabbit Stew Game Poster Image
age 8+
Retro action/puzzler is a tasty snack-sized treat.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town Game Poster Image
age 10+
Farm sim is a bumper crop of repetition and frustration.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2020)
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Desperados III Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Violent Wild West action relies on cunning plans, teamwork.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Moving Out Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun co-op sim is appropriate for all ages, skill levels.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Rune Factory 4 Special Game Poster Image
age 13+
Farming and monster fighting combine for fantasy fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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Shenmue III Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Decent installment to franchise held back by outdated play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2019)
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Planet Zoo Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Deep, attractive, fun zoo sim has some tech issues.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
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Harvest Moon: Mad Dash Game Poster Image
age 8+
Solo/co-op puzzler emphasizes speed over strategy.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2019)
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Stranded Sails: Explorers of the Cursed Islands Game Poster Image
age 8+
Farm, cook, and explore in repetitive castaway adventure.
Platforms: Apple Arcade, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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BurgerTime Party! Game Poster Image
age 8+
Updated arcade classic is a well-done recipe for fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Assassin's Creed Odyssey – Discovery Tour: Ancient Greece Game Poster Image
age 10+
Education-focused historical tours without mature content.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Fire Emblem: Three Houses Game Poster Image
age 13+
Tough strategy game forces players to make hard choices.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland Game Poster Image
age 14+
Crafting adventure creates engaging, accessible gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2019)
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