Game Reviews

age 13+
LEARNING
Movie/book spin-off emphasizes survival and building.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
age 4+
LEARNING
Games, treasure, and free exploration = swashbuckling fun.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2012)
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age 10+
LEARNING
Magical MMO where kids play as comical swashbucklers.
Platforms: Windows
(2012)
csm_game
age 18+
Extremely violent puzzler intrigues with gunfire, mystery.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2012)
age 18+
LEARNING
Bloody Revolutionary War adventure best for mature gamers.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2012)
age 10+
LEARNING
Clever cartoon platformer has some tedious elements.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
csm_game
age 18+
LEARNING
Violent, bloody first-person shooter has sex and drugs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
csm_game
age 7+
LEARNING
Entertaining collection of activities gets kids moving.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Disappointing collection of solo and multiplayer games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
age 6+
LEARNING
Fun movie-based game with overly wide skill ranges.
Platforms: InnoTab 2
(2013)
csm_game
age 18+
LEARNING
Over-the-top alien bloodfest for mature audiences.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 4+
There's no hidden swan in this weak mini-game collection.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Simple, unimaginative action brawler extends the TV show.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 18+
LEARNING
Rich, epic, historical action game with very mature themes.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
age 15+
LEARNING
Fun and intense Caped Crusader romp lacks ingenuity.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Learn what it means to be human in quirky adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
age 14+
LEARNING
Thought-provoking final chapter of ghostly retro adventure.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
Programming adventure heavy on gimmick, light on combat.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 3+
LEARNING
Mild confusion of facts, fiction won't sink ocean adventure.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2014)

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