All Reviews

csm_movie
age 17+
 
Brilliant, emotional, mature sci-fi tale could be a classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Physics puzzler has a great heroine but feels incomplete.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_movie
age 14+
 
Good idea devolves into repetitive action, tons of violence.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
age 6+
 
Famous frenemies join Jonny Quest in action-packed battles.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_movie
age 17+
 
Underwhelming robot sci-fi thriller is really violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_app
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Build robots from recyclables and fly them around for fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
csm_movie
age 7+
 
Short but fascinating look at humanoid robot innovations.
In Theaters Now
(2015)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Short puzzler tasks players to program robots, fix factory.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2015)
csm_game
age 18+
 
Dark cyberthriller poses serious moral questions.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Solid ebook sends mixed messages about gender stereotypes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 15+
 
Expansion has familiar sci-fi battles, new maps, missions.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 9+
 
Fierce animal robots threaten Gotham; peril, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Specialized focus promotes fluency with small numbers.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
csm_game
Dex
age 18+
 
Cyberpunk role playing game is a bleak, dull ride.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_movie
age 11+
 
True story about underdog teens is predictable but sweet.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Program robots, watch them fight; fun but light on coding.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
csm_tv
K-9
age 9+
 
Doctor Who spin-off is worry-free fun for tweens.
Network: Hulu
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Maddeningly difficult adventure with strong role models.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
age 17+
 
Fun sci-fi tactical game feels streamlined, gets repetitive.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Stellar sandbox tool drives kids to improve designs.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)

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