Game Reviews

age 10+
Famous blocky adventure has a generic story to tell.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One, iPhone
(2015)
age 8+
Arachnid spins unconventional action with some repetition.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2015)
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age 9+
Fun puzzle game has dark, slightly gory play.
Platforms: Windows, iPhone
(2015)
age 10+
Fun recreations of classic pinball games.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One, iPhone, iPod
(2015)
age 6+
LEARNING
Charming, melodic, and genre-bending game for kids, adults.
Platforms: Facebook, PlayStation Vita, Windows, iPhone, iPod
(2014)
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age 15+
LEARNING
Dictator simulation imposes violence; lots of strategy.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, iPhone
(2014)
age 10+
LEARNING
Compelling mix of popular online world and card gameplay.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2014)
age 13+
LEARNING
Virtual planetarium takes kids on a tour of the universe.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Train dragons, learn science in top-notch MMO for kids.
Platforms: Facebook, Google+, Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2013)
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age 13+
LEARNING
Cross-platform building sim shines with real-world graphics.
Platforms: Facebook, iPhone
(2012)
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age 11+
LEARNING
Fine physics puzzler doesn't stand out in crowded genre.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone, iPod
(2012)
age 6+
Theme park sim with loads of hidden educational content.
Platforms: Leapster 2, Leapster
(2010)
age 7+
Good educational content lost in scary, violent imagery.
Platforms: Leapster 2, Leapster
(2010)
age 5+
Girls play learning games and plan Princess Tiana's wedding.
Platforms: Leapster
(2009)
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age 6+
Educational, but biting dogs may bother youngest players.
Platforms: Leapster 2, Leapster
(2009)
age 4+
Colorful fun for the very young, with positive lessons.
Platforms: Leapster
(2009)
age 5+
Fun, friendly math learning experience for young girls.
Platforms: Leapster 2, Leapster
(2009)
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age 5+
Loads of fun brain games for the youngest gamers.
Platforms: Leapster 2, Leapster
(2009)
age 4+
For young kids -- lots easier than console game.
Platforms: Leapster
(2008)
age 7+
Reading lessons that may be too violent for younger kids.
Platforms: Leapster, Leapster 2
(2008)

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