Game Reviews

Stardew Valley Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Absorbing farm simulation is fun; some confusing segments.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Action-adventure remake has mild combat, terrific puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
Fat Princess Adventures Game Poster Image
age 13+
Un-PC violent action game has fun, accessible humor, play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival Game Poster Image
age 8+
Animal Crossing board game spin-off loses depth, fun factor.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
Westerado: Double Barreled Game Poster Image
age 16+
Great murder mystery with action-packed Old West twist.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Fantasy Life Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun life simulator lets kids experiment with careers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
The Elder Scrolls Online Game Poster Image
age 18+
Online fantasy game is rooted heavily in bloody violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
Lego Friends Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 6+
LEARNING
Girl-focused Lego game filled with fun, safe activities.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Angry Birds Star Wars Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
The birds are back with puzzle game spin-off for TVs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Mission US: A Cheyenne Odyssey Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
History adventure challenges kids to make difficult choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
Let's Ride: Best in Breed 3D Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Simple horse sim good for younger fans.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Scribblenauts Unmasked - A DC Comics Adventure Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
Disney Infinity: The Lone Ranger Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Western play set with pistols, axes, and a focus on combat.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Game Poster Image
age 5+
LEARNING
Pony adventure is more so-so than magical.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2013)
VTech InnoTab Software - Bubble Guppies Game Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Wealth of pet-themed activities keep preschoolers engaged.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2013)
Game & Wario Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Disappointing collection of solo and multiplayer games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
My Riding Stables 3D: Jumping for the Team Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun horse sim for girls encourages teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Bubble Guppies Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 3+
LEARNING
Cute but wordy preschool game has lots of activities.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
Harvest Moon 3D: A New Beginning Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Cute, open-ended farming series adds more customization.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Assassin's Creed III Game Poster Image
age 18+
LEARNING
Bloody Revolutionary War adventure best for mature gamers.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2012)

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