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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Democracy 4 Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Cold, calculated simulation of the political machine.
Platforms: Windows
(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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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Decent installment to franchise held back by outdated play.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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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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Little Dragons Café Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fantasy cooking adventure that's full of flavor.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2018)
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Overcooked! 2 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Culinary chaos makes for a buffet of food-themed fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Battle Chef Brigade Game Poster Image
age 10+
Breezy platformer/puzzler takes itself too seriously.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2017)
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Beans: The Coffee Shop Simulator Game Poster Image
age 8+
Caffeine-focused sim runs out of energy with slow pacing.
Platforms: Windows
(2017)
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Cooking Mama: Sweet Shop Game Poster Image
age 7+
Sweet cooking sim great for younger gamers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2017)
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Job Simulator Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Funny VR work sim is safe but grows old quick.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2016)
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Metrico+ Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Inventive, tough platformer breathes life into infographics.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Overcooked Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Crazy co-op cooking game emphasizes collaboration, focus.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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