Game Reviews

Editors' pick
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This indie game is a product of a successful Kickstarter campaign, and it shines for its clever story, interesting characters, and beautiful scenes. 
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Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Learn what it means to be human in quirky adventure game.
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Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(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
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Casual hidden-object adventure minimizes frustration.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Terrific narrative game tackles tough teen identity issues.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fabulous Agatha Christie-style mystery for teens and up.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Great haunted house mystery with challenging puzzles.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Extremely violent, profanity-filled zombie adventure.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Gruesome crime scenes become Facebook hidden-object puzzles.
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Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
TV show shown as violent game pushes cultural insensitivity.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Innovative interactive book opens new door to Harry Potter.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2012)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Popular virtual world now on handheld; has good role models.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Exciting mystery teaches about physics and electricity.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Compelling but gory adventure for mature mystery lovers.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
While not new, Myst for Nintendo 3DS is fun, challenging.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Hidden object game puts wacky spin on classic novels.
csm_game
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Historical game lets kids play with famous leaders.
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Platforms: Nintendo DS
(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)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Augmented reality horror game fascinates but lacks depth.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Simplistic ghost adventure game lets you solve mysteries.
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Platforms: Windows
(2011)

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