Game Reviews

Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan Game Poster Image
age 12+
Great role-playing game has African themes, some violence.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Kathy Rain Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Fun, cheeky adventure heavy on puzzles, mid-'90s atmosphere.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Tree of Savior Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Anime-inspired online game deep, has obscure skill system.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Offworld Trading Company Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Commerce trumps combat in unique strategy game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Freedom Planet Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Actioner feels like Sonic homage, but play falls short.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2016)
The Collider 2 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
High-speed sci-fi endless runner is fun but repetitive.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Shantae and the Pirate's Curse Game Poster Image
age 11+
Pirate-themed adventure with mild violence is great for all.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Forced Showdown Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Violent action game show tries to hard to "force" fun play.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Loud on Planet X Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Short, catchy rhythm game introduces players to indie bands.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
The Detail Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Gritty, violent crime drama barely scratches plot surface.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Arcade Game Series 3-In-1 Pack Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun game pack brings classic arcade challenges home.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
1979 Revolution: Black Friday Game Poster Image
age 15+
LEARNING
Tense, captivating, violent, personal recreation of history.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Mushroom Wars Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun strategy game with mild violence will grow on players.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Winning Putt Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Free-to-play golf multiplayer game fun in short sessions.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Kona Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Bland supernatural mystery with good looks but little else.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Stardew Valley Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Absorbing farm simulation is fun; some confusing segments.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Stories: The Path of Destinies Game Poster Image
age 11+
Generic action game with bright visuals doesn't stand out.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Baldur's Gate: Siege of Dragonspear Game Poster Image
age 13+
Adventure that raises deep moral questions hampered by bugs.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Battlefleet Gothic: Armada Game Poster Image
age 15+
Engaging, very complex sci-fi strategy brings war to space.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Wondershot Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Play grows stale fast in fun, mildly violent action game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)

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