Game Reviews

Shadow of the Beast Game Poster Image
age 18+
Engaging, strange, but bloody action remake.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
Shadwen Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Pretty yet generic action-stealth with minimal violence.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
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)
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Game Poster Image
age 14+
Action game with a great story, but also bloody gunfights.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
Stranger of Sword City Game Poster Image
age 15+
Violent, mature role-playing with erratic fight sequences.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(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)
Battle Worlds: Kronos Game Poster Image
age 13+
Disjointed, mildly violent strategy with heavy-handed plot.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2016)
Mini Mario & Friends Amiibo Challenge Game Poster Image
age 8+
Free puzzler forces players to buy amiibo to unlock content.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(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)
Alienation Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Hard sci-fi shooter with bloody human-vs.-alien combat.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
Star Fox Guard Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun, challenging tower defense with cartoonish violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2016)

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