Game Reviews

Aven Colony Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Off-world city-builder rewards patience with deep gameplay.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Etherborn Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Artistic adventure can be disorienting and repetitive.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Splice Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun but tricky puzzler provides players little guidance.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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SimCity Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Exciting but technically flawed city-building simulation.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Scribblenauts Unmasked - A DC Comics Adventure Game Poster Image
age 10+
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
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Algodoo Game Poster Image
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age 10+
2-D physics sandbox fosters awesome inventions.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2009)
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Orbitalis Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Challenging retro space puzzler tests skills, patience.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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Stardew Valley Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Absorbing farm simulation is fun; some confusing segments.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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No Man's Sky Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Evolving sci-fi tale spans vast galaxy with endless play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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The Turing Test Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Average puzzler grapples with some big questions.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Zoo Tycoon: Ultimate Animal Collection Game Poster Image
age 10+
Revamped animal/business sim great for new audiences.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Cities: Skylines - Snowfall Game Poster Image
age 10+
Winter conditions give city planners cold shoulder.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Sid Meier's Civilization VI: Rise and Fall Game Poster Image
age 10+
World sim expansion helps foster kids' love of history.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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Surviving Mars Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Optimistic but realistic, challenging sci-fi city builder.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2018)
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Jurassic World Evolution Game Poster Image
age 10+
Deep theme park simulation has deadly exhibits.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Neo Atlas 1469 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
16th century exploration sim uncovers new world of strategy.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2019)
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Agent A: A Puzzle in Disguise Game Poster Image
age 10+
Cheesy retro spy puzzler is a short but fun challenge.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Superliminal Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Escaping this lucid dream means thinking outside the box.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
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Planet Zoo Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Deep, attractive, fun zoo sim has some tech issues.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
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Two Point Hospital Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun and a dose of crude humor are prescribed in this sim.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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