All Reviews

age 8+
 
Fascinating look at how technology may change the future.
Network: Fox
(2014)
age 18+
 
Bloody shooter series treads water with average semi-sequel.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
age 8+
 
Exciting movie boasts strong characters, positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 8+
 
Pac-Man and his friends bite into a mediocre platformer.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2014)
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age 5+
 
German animated knight quest is fun for kids of all ages.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 8+
 
Exciting series is violent but has positive messages, too.
Network: Disney XD
(2014)
age 10+
 
Imaginative steampunk musical is too dark for little kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 10+
 
Robot-fighting game easy to play but monotonous.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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age 18+
 
Movie-based action horror game is soaked in gory violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 10+
 
Whip-smart space whodunit touts research, brains over brawn.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2014)
age 13+
 
Occasional thrills can't save plodding, messy sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 3+
 
Cute British adventure should make little ones laugh.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
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age 15+
 
Beautiful space epic is less violent than other shooters.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 8+
 
Mini-robots battle evil in decent 'toon with toy tie-ins.
Network: Nicktoons
(2014)
age 8+
 
Summer camp gets alien visitors in silly, fun adventure.
By John Kloepfer
(2014)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Cool card-creating activity boosts basic robot maker.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Colorful, engaging intro to programming for young kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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age 5+
 
STEM learning, positive role models in well-rounded series.
Network: Amazon
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEGO-branded portable adventure focuses mostly on combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
csm_movie
age 10+
 
Inspiring story about an underdog high school robotics team.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)

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