Game Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Frustration-free hidden object adventure offers ample hints.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Magical "old school" adventure has heady puzzles and combat.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This Nancy Drew mystery is a high point in a series that's already full of fantastic titles. It's got it all: a great story, challenging puzzles, and a terrific setting.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Great haunted house mystery with challenging puzzles.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Exciting but technically flawed city-building simulation.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Cartoony learning adventure about ancient Mayan culture.
csm_game
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Exciting mystery teaches about physics and electricity.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fast, fun, and realistic hockey game shoots and scores.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun, quirky, beat-based mini-games; some mild violence.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Learn about ancient Egypt as you solve a mystery set in a lost tomb.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Pre-Civil War history comes alive as players step into the shoes of an enslaved teen on her journey to freedom.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Game show/board game is a blast -- but questions are tough!
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
First-person history adventure asks kids to choose sides.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
As boutique owners, players will find surprisingly rich business ed is served up with this game's stilettos.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Digital remake of brilliant board game best for Catan vets.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Plant-shop sim slyly gets kids to learn and apply genetics.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Accessible building sim both challenging and fun.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows