All Reviews

Into the Stars Game Poster Image
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age 14+
LEARNING
Lead humanity through space in stat-heavy simulation.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Assault Android Cactus Game Poster Image
age 8+
Challenging arcade action has mild violence, difficult play.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Lego DC Comics Justice League: Cosmic Clash Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Heroes time-travel and fight evil in funny, inventive tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Stars Above: A Lunar Chronicles Collection Book Poster Image
age 12+
Series fans get their last hurrah with nine short stories.
By Marissa Meyer
(2016)
Super Galaxy Squadron EX Game Poster Image
age 9+
Classic arcade action brings repetitive play, thin story.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Galactic Civilizations III: Mercenaries Expansion Pack Game Poster Image
age 10+
Expansion adds depth, factions, but limits strategic choice.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Project X Zone 2 Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Tactical role-playing game has weak story, boring fights.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Crashlands App Poster Image
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age 11+
Enormous crafting RPG with goofy humor and cartoon violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Apps for Windows
(2016)
DC's Legends of Tomorrow TV Poster Image
age 13+
Cartoonish but violent battle through time with DC's heroes.
Network: CW
(2016)
Freaks of Nature Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Zombies, vampires, and aliens -- oh, my! Uneven and gory.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
XCOM 2 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 14+
Deep turn-based strategy game with lots of bloody violence.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Fortified Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Alien sci-fi strategy game suffers from repetitive gameplay.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
LEGO Marvel's Avengers Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Earth's Mightiest Heroes assemble for fun action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
Secrets of the Dragon Tomb: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
High-spirited, funny steampunk adventure on Mars.
By Patrick Samphire
(2016)
 
Ready Jet Go! TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Learning abounds in delightful science-based series.
Network: PBS
(2016)
PBS KIDS Party App Poster Image
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age 4+
LEARNING
A swing-and-miss to get kids active, paired with wristband.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
The Bug Butcher Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Retro-style shooter versus space bugs is just too short.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
The Deadly Tower of Monsters Game Poster Image
age 13+
Why watch a B-movie when you can play one?
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Sci-fi strategy prequel has frequent but mild violence.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
A Boy and His Blob (2016) Game Poster Image
age 8+
Heartwarming tale of friendship, teamwork, and hugs.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)

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