November 15, 2018
Review: Paladins: Champions of the Realm
Colorful multiplayer arena offers frenetic team fun.
November 14, 2018
Review: MapleStory 2
Tons of fun, free role-playing; in-game store a temptation
Review: Ghost Detector Radar Camera
Shallow faux ghost-tracker has ads, creative community.
November 12, 2018
Review: Overkill's The Walking Dead
Violent action game has hefty dose of waiting, repetition, more than a few decapitated heads.
November 06, 2018
Review: Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales
Role-playing/card game hybrid has strong female characters.
October 29, 2018
Review: Terraforming Mars
Strategy game marred by faulty interface, connection issues.
Review: Headliner: NoviNews
Clever adventure game shows the consequences of media bias.
October 22, 2018
Review: Lamplight City
Deeply flawed mystery full of adult themes, frustration.
Supernatural point-and-click adventure is scarily good fun.
October 14, 2018
Review: Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics
Occult WWII game has limited tactics, big difficulty spikes.
Pointless college prep really an ad for private consulting.
October 08, 2018
Review: imo video calls and chat
Video chat/livestreamer is solid but risky.
Review: Helpster Live Homework Tutor
Sloppy tutoring service has more questions than answers.
October 07, 2018
Review: Magic the Gathering: Arena
Collectible card action appeals to beginners and veterans alike.
Review: Dragalia Lost
Cute anime-style tale offers rich storyline, free gameplay.
September 16, 2018
Review: Scythe: Digital Edition
Complicated strategy game worth the high learning curve.
Review: Lord of the Rings: Living Card Game
Stingy card game adaptation has high learning curve.
September 15, 2018
Review: Wizard 101
Magical adventure where kids learn to become wizards.
September 09, 2018
Fun book-tracker focuses on influence but suffers from flawed functionality.
September 04, 2018
Review: World of Warcraft - The Battle for Azeroth
Well-made expansion has disturbing images, rich exploration.
August 24, 2018
Review: The Banner Saga 3
Nordic fantasy role-playing game presents tough moral and tactical choices.
August 07, 2018
Review: Russian Subway Dogs
Fun retro action game mixes pixels, politics, and fast play.
August 06, 2018
Anonymous messenger ripe for cyberbullying, hurt feelings.
Review: MapleStory M
Cute tale adds auto-play to repetitive, cash-focused action.
August 04, 2018
Review: Shin Megami Tensei Dx2
Demon card game fun to play but involves iffy content.
July 29, 2018
Review: Z-Day: Hearts of Heroes
Timer-heavy strategy game hinders fun with waiting.
Review: The Walking Dead: Our World
Boring shooter has stingy pay-to-play, poorly used tech.
July 27, 2018
Review: Identity V
Multiplayer game makes scaring others a competitive sport.
Review: Highrise - Virtual World
Risk-filled community focuses on appearances, sex talk.
July 23, 2018
Review: Darkest Dungeon: The Color of Madness
Mature alien tale has gory visuals in alternate dimension.
July 09, 2018
Review: Darkness Rises
Great role-playing game marred by pesky ads.
Review: Dragon Ball Legends
Fast-moving adventure fun for fans and newcomers to series.
July 07, 2018
Review: Head Ball 2
Bobble-head soccer game focuses on ads more than goals.
Review: Tank Stars
Cartoony tank game light on violence, heavy on ads.
June 24, 2018
Tame tie-in to adult TV show glosses over disturbing themes.
June 22, 2018
Instagram video browser offers limited usefulness.
June 18, 2018
Review: The Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset
Elf-themed fantasy game poses timely moral questions.
June 08, 2018
Review: Mappen - Make Something Happen
Risky, location-based app has inconsistent functionality.
Review: Tagged - Chill, Chat & Go Live!
Ad-filled, location-sharing hookup platform not for kids.
June 01, 2018
Review: War Robots
Pay-to-win mech battler rusts any fun in its gameplay.
Review; SWAT and Zombies Season 2
Wacky knockoff zombie game mixes strategy, cartoon blood.
Review: Mafia City: War of Underworld
Sloppy strategy game full of sex, violence, vulgarity.
May 20, 2018
Minimalist content-curation meant for older kids, adults.
Review: Honkai Impact 3
Complex tale has tons to do but sexualizes its heroines.
May 19, 2018
Review: Dungeon Hunter Champions
Fun action game held back by glitches, sloppy vs. battles.
May 08, 2018
Review: Maverick - Social just for you
Vibrant positivity encourages girls' creativity, activism.
April 30, 2018
Review: Kitty Powers' Love Life
Play cupid in amusing socially inclusive relationship sim.
April 13, 2018
Review: Oevo - Create 7 Second Videos
Glitchy video-creation app is invasive, risky.
April 12, 2018
Review: Ghost of a Tale
Heartfelt stealth adventure has lots of challenge, charm.
Review: Endless Frontier Saga 2
Confusing tale with mild combat plays itself, isn't fun.
April 10, 2018
Review: Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery
Wizarding adventure makes money magically disappear.
April 06, 2018
Review: NARUTO X BORUTO NINJA VOLTAGE
Cartoon combat-focused action limited by energy, resources.
Review: Danger Mouse - The Danger Games
Safe, free cartoon racer does have ads, mild violence.
April 04, 2018
Buggy, anonymous app invites misuse, bullying.
May 03, 2018
Ugly, gory horror game's scares ruined by tech issues, ads.
March 16, 2018
Review: The Sims Mobile
Energy-based life sim makes progress purchase-dependent.
March 09, 2018
Review: A Case of Distrust
Stylish Jazz Age mystery with engaging story, heroine.
Review: IRL - Let's Hang
Buggy event planner risky, best for older teens.
March 02, 2018
Review: Vero - True Social
Competitor to social giants appeals, needs improvements.
February 23, 2018
Review: Rusty Lake Paradise
Creepy adventure, puzzles engaging, but not for young kids.
Colorful puzzle game with obscure cause and effect.
February 22, 2018
Review: Vainglory 5v5
Fun, freemium multiplayer battles with purchases, chat.
February 16, 2018
Review: Like - Magic Music Video Editor
Video tool has cool effects, allows creativity for teens.
Review: Striker's Edge
Simple brawler has poor controls, few online opponents.
Review: Dawn Break: The Flaming Emperor
Generic adventure heavily pushes in-game purchases.
February 12, 2018
Review: Cash Show - Win Real Cash!
Fast-paced trivia game awards players real cash via PayPal.
February 01, 2018
Review: Hand of Fate 2
Approachable RPG has cool presentation, fussy combat.
January 26, 2018
Review: They Are Billions
Difficult real-time strategy isn't for casual players.
Review: Candleman - The Complete Journey
Poetic platformer fun for all ages, has delightful play.
January 19, 2018
Review: Google Arts and Culture
Fun selfie feature and treasure trove of information.
Review: Flip Master
Amusing physics-based trampoline sim pushes ads, purchases.
December 26, 2017
Review: Genies - Clone Yourself
Pointless avatar app excludes users with fewer followers.
December 21, 2017
Review: Taylor Swift - The Swift Life
Stylish fan app makes social networking a game, pushes ads.
December 15, 2017
Review: Spotlite - Sing Freely
Slick video maker makes teens karaoke stars for real money.
Review: Cheez - Short Funny Videos
Simple video maker entertains but has iffy content.
December 12, 2017
Review: The Tower - Assassin's Creed
Themed tower builder easy to play, lightly pushes ads.
Review: Animal Crossing - Pocket Camp
Fun mobile sim promotes friendship, materialism.
December 01, 2017
Review: Catan Stories: Legend of the Sea Robbers
Shallow board game add-on makes for boring adventure.
Review: Ticket to Ride: UK
Thin map expansion not very large, runs slightly off rails.
November 29, 2017
Learn about friends (and strangers) with wacky, wild Q&A.
November 28, 2017
Charming retro-themed game presents maddening challenge.
November 18, 2017
Review: Path of Exile - The Fall of Oriath
Blood-soaked mature expansion turns players into gods.
Review: Immortal Thrones - 3D Fantasy Mobile MMORPG
Generic streaming fantasy role-playing game plays itself.
Review: Raccoon by Wattpad
Simple vlog-maker OK, offers limited entertainment.
November 14, 2017
Review: Last Day on Earth - Survival
Timer-happy survival game tests player's patience, wallet.
October 25, 2017
Bloody mature sci-fi action tests player's tenacity, skills.
Review: Polly - Polls for Snapchat
Snapchat-dependent poll maker lets users ask the "important" questions.
October 17, 2017
Review: Pathfinder Adventures
Difficult digital card game ruined by troublesome bugs.
October 13, 2017
Unique sci-fi adventure tests your ability to learn from your mistakes.
September 15, 2017
Review: Zello Walkie Talkie
Real-time voice messenger app requires internet connection.
Ambitious "offline" messenger can't quite connect.
September 13, 2017
Multiple choice-style feedback not mean, but collects data.
September 12, 2017
Review: Tales of the Rays
Decent role-playing game breaks little new ground.
Review: The Elder Scrolls: Legends - Heroes of Skyrim
Captivating collectible card game favors paying players.
September 10, 2017
Review: Layton's Mytstery Journey
Lighter tale in Layton series charms, but story disappoints.
September 07, 2017
Review: YouTube TV
Live TV, recording feature, weak parent controls.
September 06, 2017
Review: Spotafriend - Teen Meeting App to Make New Friends
Teen "friend" finder mimics dating app, isn't safe.
Review: BIGO Live
Livestreamer rewards narcissism, has adult content.
Anonymous evaluation tool is ready-made for cyberbullying.
August 30, 2017
Bloody near-future adventure covers cautionary horror tale.
August 17, 2017
Clever card game spin-off will test strategy, tactics.
August 16, 2017
Review: Beholder - Blissful Sleep
Prequel strategy has more moral choice, little new content.
August 13, 2017
Review: The Lion's Song
Poetic, emotional tale tackles serious topics in WWI.
August 11, 2017
Review: Empathy - Path of Whispers
Muddled adventure addresses mature political themes.
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Review: Global Outbreak
Limited progress power-ups slow down strategy game fun.
Review: Siege - Titan Wars
Drawn-out play timers ruin the flow of real-time strategy game.
July 13, 2017
Review: Pokemon GO Update
Update aimed at experienced players leaves newbies wishing for more.
Review: Castle Cats
Cute, but has limited play, constant money requests.
July 11, 2017
Review: Darkest Dungeon - The Crimson Court
Bloody, tough expansion goes deeper into brutal dungeons.
Review: Final Fantasy XV: A New Empire
Ugly, dull strategy betrays Final Fantasy franchise.
July 07, 2017
Review: Spotafriend - Teen Meeting App to Make New Friends
July 05, 2017
Review: Gladiator Heroes
Faux free-to-play app emphasizes pay-to-win.
Review: KOF'98 UM OL
Retro brawler has simple controls, appealing team gameplay.
July 04, 2017
Review: Iron Blade: Medieval Legends RPG
Bloody free-to-play RPG gets medieval on your wallet.
June 30, 2017
Short, beautiful tale has somber message of grief, loss.
June 29, 2017
Review: Ditty by Zya
Turn plain texts into mini music videos your friends will never get out of their heads.
Lovecraft-themed adventure strikes just the right note of terror.
June 26, 2017
Review: Pokemon Magic Karp Jump
Silly Pokemon spin-off offers boat loads of fishy fun.
Review: Angry Birds Evolution
Fun, wacky adventure gets greedy for player cash over time.
June 18, 2017
Review: Dreamfall Chapters: Books 3-5
Great story, but Red Thread Games forgot to make it a game.
June 06, 2017
Review: Harvest Moon - Lil' Farmers
Cute but repetitive farm sim great for young kids.
June 03, 2017
Review: The Sexy Brutale
Crappy name. Great gameplay.
May 31, 2017
Hypnotic puzzle game tests patience more than brain cells.
Silly action game tests reflexes, keeps players laughing.
May 21, 2017
Review: Signal - Private Messenger
If it's good enough for Edward Snowden, it's good enough for you.
May 18, 2017
Review: Down to Lunch
Perfect for dorm-living college kids. Anyone else? Not so much.
May 11, 2017
Creepy meat-market app serves kids up to online predators.
Review: Pirates of the Caribbean - Tides of War
Join Cap'n Jack in becoming a menace to Caribbean society.
April 30, 2017
Review: Syberia III
Alas, poor Syberia - I knew ye well. And ye deserved a better sequel than this.
April 18, 2017
Review: Hot Hands!
One-note trivia game pushes celebrity brand recognition.
April 11, 2017
Review: Post Knight
Light role-playing game requires pay for progress.
Review: The Crow's Eye
Dark adventure has disturbing themes, corny dialogue.
April 05, 2017
Review: Introvert Quest
Crude adventure has crass attitude toward mental illness.
Review: Gumballs & Dungeons
Takes forever to get started, has clumsy presentation, but lots of fun once things get ahem...rolling.
March 31, 2017
Fun single player. Painful multiplayer.
March 28, 2017
Review: Into the Badlands Blade Battle
Frenetic, violent action game pushes in-game shop, TV show.
March 21, 2017
Review: Torment - Tides of Numenera
Complex role-playing adventure asks mature moral questions.
March 10, 2017
Review: The Walking Dead - No Man's Land
If you're not into high-pay free-to-play, you're in for progression that's as slow as a one-legged zombie.
Review: The Walking Dead - Road to Survival
Well worth downloading if you're over 17, and its hair-raising, strategic combat and complex moral dilemmas make it more than just another zombie-killing gore-fest.
March 09, 2017
Review: Fire Emblem Heroes
The 2D anime-style characters are stunning (though some of the female heroes wear revealing costumes and say flirty things), and collecting them all quickly becomes a compulsion.
March 07, 2017
Review: Guild of Dungeioneering - Ice Cream Headaches
This snow-themed expansion has all the strategy, loot, and unexpected twists of the best games in the genre, plus something most of them don't have—a sense of humor.
March 06, 2017
Review: Sword Art Online: Memory Defrag
Its melodramatic teen-romance storyline makes the built-in repetition of combat fun. Well, mostly fun.
February 14, 2017
Preview: Path of Exile Expansion - The Fall of Oriath
At last, players get to come back to the center of Templar power and give those corrupt scumbags a taste of Exile justice.
January 01, 2020
This fast-paced game merges hard-hitting action with a multiplayer online battle arena with explosive results.
January 29, 2017
Preview: Dark and Light
Many a venerable RPG-er hankers for a more dangerous role-play experience, and Snail Games' upcoming survival MMO Dark and Light plans to give it to them.
January 31, 2017
Review: Final Fantasy Brave Exvius
If slightly updated, repetition-filled old-school role-playing is what you're in the mood for, this one might work for you.
January 26, 2017
Challenging strategy role-playing game tests gamer's skills.
December 22, 2016
Review: Archery King
Fun archery simulation pushes purchases.
December 16, 2016
Review: Fantastic Beasts - Cases from the Wizarding World
Fun magical adventure marred by demands for Muggle money.
December 14, 2016
Hands-on Preview: Ubisoft's For Honor
Journalists get their armored asses handed to them by Ubisoft's new competitive hack-n-slash.
December 13, 2016
Review: Events from Facebook
Slick, searchable guide to local events; watch privacy.
December 07, 2016
Event Coverage - Vainglory Championship 2016
Hollywood, California hosts the first ever Vainglory World Championship at the legendary Chinese Theater.
December 06, 2016
Review: The Trail
Lovely, engaging wilderness adventure with fiddly controls.
Visually monotonous maze simulation has clever concept.
November 23, 2016
Flawed linear adventure asks tough ethical questions.
October 21, 2016
Stealth ninja game prizes stylish kills, violent revenge.
October 17, 2016
Review: Bottle Flip 2K16
Bland digital take on real-life trend.
October 10, 2016
Review: Path of Exile - Atlas of Worlds
Bloody end-game expansion for hardcore players only.
October 03, 2016
Review: Oz - Broken Kingdom
Follow the yellow brick road in stylish role-playing game.
September 29, 2016
Review: POKEMON TCG Online
Faithful but unstable digital version of original card game.
September 19, 2016
Review: Frombie Run
OK endless runner toy tie-in stopped short by controls, ads.
September 13, 2016
Review: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice
Captivating legal adventure full of sly humor.
September 02, 2016
Review: Flip Diving
Physics-based diving sim with ads and purchases.
August 29, 2016
Review: Master of Orion
Colorful space strategy game with tongue-in-cheek humor.
August 05, 2016
Review: Layers of Fear - Inheritance
Short yet spooky adventure in dark psychological landscape.
August 01, 2016
Review: I Am Setsuna
Soulful storytelling with steep learning curve.
July 26, 2016
Review: Poké Amino for Pokémon Community
Social networking for Pokemon fans best for teens.
July 12, 2016
Review: Nights of Azure
So-so role playing game has bad controls, suggestive themes.
July 11, 2016
Review: Pokémon GO
Exciting, active game marred by privacy and safety issues.
June 22, 2016
Review: Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book
Cute recipe-gathering role-playing game has a little edge.
June 13, 2016
Review: Halo - Spartan Strike
High-quality shooter rewards players for racking up kills.
June 01, 2016
Review: The Banner Saga 2
The Saga continues...this time with more bugs.