RYB Review

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Available on: iOS

The App Store is inundated with minimalist puzzle games. They’re one of those things that you use the tired phrase “why, if I had a dollar for every time I saw one, I’d have a lot more dollars than I do now” about them, or some variation thereof. Given just how many options there are in the genre, minimalist puzzle games really need to be spectacular to stand out from the crowd. RYB does this with ease.

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Animal Jam Review

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Available on: PC, iPad
We played on iPad

When you hear the name Professor Jellyrobot, you’ll probably think of a…robot of some sort? Well, honestly I’m not sure what you would think, but I’m pretty sure you won’t come up with the right guess. You see, Professor Jellyrobot is a wolf. More specifically, he is my daughter’s wolf and her main avatar in Animal Jam. She loves him and the game. And I love watching her play. That’s why it’s unfortunate that a recent update to the game makes me love it less. Read More

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Rock Band 4 vs. Guitar Hero Live: Battle of the Band Games

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The music-game genre used to be all the rage. And Rock Band and Guitar Hero used to be the dueling juggernauts. But when sales sagged, both franchises took some time off. Now they’re back and, thankfully, they’re more different than ever. Got a kid who loves jamming on plastic instruments? Thinking about getting your family band back together? Here’s a look at how Rock Band 4 and Guitar Hero Live compare, with some insight on which might be a better fit for your home. Read More