All Reviews

Lumo Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Mind-bending puzzler with distinct nostalgic flavor.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Fallout 4: Far Harbor Game Poster Image
age 18+
First-person RPG add-on is bloody, brutal, full of choices.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Overwatch Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Fantastic, frantic FPS with personality, some violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Battleborn Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Cartoon shooter is less graphic than most others in genre.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Nancy Drew: Codes & Clues App Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Wide net of girl-targeted STEM somewhat shallow.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
Shadow of the Beast Game Poster Image
age 18+
Engaging, strange, but bloody action remake.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
Weirdwood Manor App Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Solve puzzles, explore rich visuals in cool storybook.
Devices: iPad
(2016)
Dylan the Villain Book Poster Image
age 4+
Clever, smart, diabolically fun story of kid supervillain.
By K.G. Campbell
(2016)
Offworld Trading Company Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Commerce trumps combat in unique strategy game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Freedom Planet Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Actioner feels like Sonic homage, but play falls short.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2016)
Forced Showdown Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Violent action game show tries to hard to "force" fun play.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Star Fox Guard Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun, challenging tower defense with cartoonish violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
Kong: King of the Apes TV Poster Image
age 8+
CGI take on primate's story is violent but entertaining.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
Lego Dimensions Midway Arcade Level Pack Game Poster Image
age 10+
Expansion is a retro trip in game history through Lego lens.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
Ashes of the Singularity Game Poster Image
age 13+
Epic sci-fi strategy warfare has some violence, tame play.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Ratchet & Clank Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Cartoonish action with mild violence for (almost) all ages.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
Hyper Light Drifter Game Poster Image
age 13+
Colorful, gorgeous adventure with frenetic, madcap action
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
Hilo: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth: Hilo, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun graphic novel about Earth adventures of boy from space.
By Judd Winick
(2015)
Kill to Collect Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Mild violence, repetitive action best in short sessions.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Lego Bionicle: The Journey to One TV Poster Image
age 7+
Animation bolsters story about legendary island warriors.
Network: Netflix
(2016)

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