Game Reviews

csm_game
age 9+
LEARNING
Poetic platformer with themes of family, friends, aging.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
age 13+
Gravity-defying classic gets visual upgrades, extra content.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
age 11+
LEARNING
Earth's Mightiest Heroes assemble for fun action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
age 10+
Portable adventure suffers from repetition, camera glitches.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
age 13+
Why watch a B-movie when you can play one?
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
age 13+
Unoriginal, unnecessary action based on canceled TV show.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
age 13+
Un-PC violent action game has fun, accessible humor, play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
age 8+
Animal Crossing board game spin-off loses depth, fun factor.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
age 18+
Awesome cinematic adventure packs rough language, violence.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 9+
Use resources, strategy, skills to repel invading monsters.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
Engaging while it lasts, but too much repetitive gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 18+
Free expansion adds violence, deduction to great adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
Puzzle adventure has weak plot, redundant levels.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Build an epic crossover story brick by (expensive) brick.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
Difficult survival adventure has steep learning curve.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
LEARNING
Third take on creative/adventure title shines bright.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 9+
Octopus-out-of-water tale has a lot of gravity, confusion.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 18+
Not all winners, but this "Rare" collection rocks.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
age 5+
LEARNING
Sewer mazes, Mouser traps make learning math fun.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2015)
csm_game
age 14+
Strategic game with compelling story, memorable characters.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2015)

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