Game Reviews

csm_game
age 14+
Edgy adventure on deserted isle is engaging yet mysterious.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
age 6+
Fun, affordable adventure has some technical glitches.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2015)
age 18+
Free expansion adds violence, deduction to great adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 18+
Flawed, violent, ultimately disappointing action game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
Campy sibling fight frustrates, pleases with juvenile humor.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 4+
LEARNING
More story, integrated math would keep this off thin ice.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Cross-genre tactics game has Dungeons & Dragons charm.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 13+
Tactical action offers more customization, weak graphics.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
age 18+
Mature crime adventure spoiled by technical flaws.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 12+
Fun, engaging adventure despite fantasy violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2015)
age 9+
Fun, engaging collection of retro Nintendo classics.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
Fun Halloween sequel retreads mildly violent costumed play.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
csm_game
age 12+
LEARNING
Complex, realistic life simulator includes sexuality, death.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 14+
LEARNING
Complex strategy game has captivating play, edgy content.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 10+
LEARNING
Mild cartoon violence aplenty in TV tie-in game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 15+
LEARNING
Terrific narrative game tackles tough teen identity issues.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 13+
LEARNING
Emotional puzzler has great role models, some dark moments.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
csm_game
age 7+
LEARNING
Cute cartoon side-scroller, but only for young fans.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 18+
LEARNING
Extremely violent, profanity-filled zombie adventure.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)

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