All Reviews

age 4+
Big adventure + STEM learning = friendly fun for kids.
Network: Nick Jr.
(2016)
age 15+
Pointless, lifeless, violent reboot objectifies women.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 18+
Violent open-world shooter overthrows fake gov't for laughs.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 8+
Mediocre racer has bad controls, visuals issues.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 13+
Expansion boosts fun, visuals, glamorizes illegal racing.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
age 3+
LEARNING
Flying fun for budding pilots, with mild monsters.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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age 13+
Fun fast-paced driving game glorifies illegal street racing.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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age 4+
LEARNING
Large digital library with reading supports -- for a fee.
URL: http://www.speakaboos.com/
(2015)
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age 8+
Motorcycle expansion good but limited, has mild violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
age 6+
LEARNING
Make robot zip, moo, honk, and blink with logical commands.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2015)
age 12+
Fun, attractive, short but shockingly deep cartoon brawler.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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age 10+
LEARNING
Authentic racing sim conveys speed but is visually bland.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 12+
Diverting arcade car chaser rewards cop evasion; ad-heavy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 3+
LEARNING
Diversity stands out in construction-site sandbox.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 10+
Exciting, deep racer has lots of fun, loads of advertising.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
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age 14+
Bigger action, more bonding in Paul Walker's final movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 10+
LEARNING
Design and potentially share games in a jiffy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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age 16+
Postapocalyptic action is excellent but extremely violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 18+
More violent than film, adventure has fun but flawed play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
 
csm_tv
age 7+
Creatures find friendship, fun in awesome animated world.
Network: Netflix
(2015)

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