Game Reviews

csm_game
age 9+
 
Colorfully chaotic party game perfect for couch crowding.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
One of the better 'Madden' offerings in years.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Pocket sized bots pack a powerful, and personal, punch.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
csm_game
age 18+
 
Not all winners, but this "Rare" collection rocks.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Tough stealth game has cartoonish violence, limitless play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 14+
 
Strategic game with compelling story, memorable characters.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
age 12+
 
Remake blurs line between nostalgic, outdated.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Realistic racing simulation is oddly shallow.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Long-running golf series reboot sorely lacking content.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Arcade-style soccer, with cars and a giant ball.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Physics puzzler has great female hero but feels incomplete.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Cartoonish fighting game for anime fans only.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Fun drilling adventure with mild violence ends too quickly.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 18+
 
Dark cyberthriller poses serious moral questions.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 15+
 
Expansion has familiar sci-fi battles, new maps, missions.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
Dex
age 18+
 
Cyberpunk role-playing game is a bleak, dull ride.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 7+
 
Bare-bones arcade-style baseball swings and misses.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Comical, mildly violent take on fake fantasy TV production.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Maddeningly difficult adventure with strong role models.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
age 17+
 
Fun sci-fi tactical game feels streamlined, gets repetitive.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)

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