Game Reviews

age 8+
 
LEARNING
Long-running golf series reboot sorely lacking content.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Maddeningly difficult adventure with strong role models.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Baseball installment knocks gameplay out of the park.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Early math game limited by age requirements, ads, lag.
Platforms: Facebook
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Wacky soccer game seems easy, but chaotic play is tricky.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Moderately violent courtroom drama with positive role model.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun life simulator lets kids experiment with careers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Family-friendly soccer sim with advanced graphics, physics.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Clever nonviolent puzzle crossover is fun, smart play.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Family-friendly soccer simulation captures thrill of FIFA.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Fun puzzler with challenging conundrums, super role models.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
csm_game
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Witty story with memorable characters and good message.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Play the role of a news producer in ESPN-like broadcast sim.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 6+
 
Platforming treasure adventure has fun but repetitive play.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
age 15+
 
LEARNING
Fun and intense Caped Crusader romp lacks ingenuity.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fab remake of classic game shines on Wii U.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Stellar NBA basketball sim is slam-dunk family fun.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Not too different from last year, but a stellar soccer sim.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 11+
 
LEARNING
This year's fun hockey sim shows a more aggressive game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)

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