Game Reviews

age 12+
Grab a buddy and take a colorful joyride through space.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
LEARNING
Music game struggles on high notes with depth, complexity.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun creative puzzler almost as good as original Vita game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
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age 12+
World-building puzzler ruined by frustrating, childish gods.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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age 9+
Vibrant, endearingly relaxing adventure is pretty short.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 13+
Old-school strategy gameplay gets a fresh coat of paint.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 10+
Empire building takes dark turn in this strategic expansion.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
Angry Birds style puzzle platformer with violent tendencies.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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age 18+
More violent than film, adventure has fun but flawed play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 18+
Violent, mature, powerful game on grim realities of war.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
Great emotional platformer, but lacks free-exploration fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
LEARNING
Third take on creative/adventure title shines bright.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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age 9+
Colorfully chaotic party game perfect for couch crowding.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
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age 11+
Atmospheric film noir ruined by characters, iffy controls.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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age 16+
Unique horror focuses on mental illness, disturbing imagery.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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age 15+
Dense, hard simulation skewers the health care industry.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 18+
Violent, mature action game reboot updates, improves play.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
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age 14+
Quirky postapocalyptic adventure is both fun, confusing.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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age 18+
Horror game starring teens is bloody, gory, and intense.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
age 14+
Lots of fan service keeps this repetitive title afloat.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2015)

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