Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

NEW YORK — “Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker” (Nintendo) — a game first created in 2014 for the short-lived Wii-U gaming system — is back. Updated for the … Read More

Detroit: Become Human

NEW YORK — The question of whether androids are human, a staple of science fiction from Isaac Asimov’s “I, Robot” and the novels of Philip K. Dick … Read More

Disney Art Academy

NEW YORK  — Parents whose children have an interest in drawing might consider “Disney Art Academy” (Nintendo) a worthwhile purchase. This new video game for the Nintendo … Read More

Chibi-Robo: Spidey Meets Super Mario

NEW YORK  — Combine the adventures of Spider-Man with those of the ubiquitous Mario and you’ve got “Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash,” an entertaining new game for the Nintendo … Read More

Race the Sun: Solar-Powered Fun

NEW YORK — When you play the video game “Race the Sun” (Flippfly) for the first time, it’s easy to get the impression that you’ve been ripped … Read More

Cold War CounterSpy

NEW YORK — Take one part James Bond, one part arcade-game shooting gallery, mix in some Pixar-style animation from “The Incredibles,” and you’ve got “CounterSpy” (Dynamighty), the new … Read More

Mario Kart 8 Supercharges Nintendo

NEW YORK — Can Super Mario save Nintendo? The company received some rough press in 2012, when it produced the Wii U, a new gaming system. Critics … Read More