Game Reviews

Drawn: Trail of Shadows Game Poster Image
age 10+
Pretty game melds hidden object, adventure, and puzzle play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
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The Swapper Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun, spooky, puzzle-based clone adventure set in space.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
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Scribblenauts Mega Pack Game Poster Image
age 10+
Entertaining puzzlers bring loads of fun with bonus content.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2018)
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Squishies Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Bright VR puzzler has cute characters, inspires creativity.
Platforms: PlayStation VR
(2018)
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Doctor Lautrec and the Forgotten Knights Game Poster Image
age 10+
Puzzler similar to Professor Layton but with mild combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
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The Tiny Bang Story Game Poster Image
age 10+
One of the most original (and hard) seek-and-find puzzlers.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
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Wreckateer Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Kinect physics puzzler makes razing castles a hoot.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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Scribblenauts Unlimited Game Poster Image
age 10+
Vocabulary-exercise puzzler is an imaginative treat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
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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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Max: The Curse of Brotherhood Game Poster Image
age 10+
Great imaginative puzzles mixed with uneven platforming.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
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Road Not Taken Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Inventive and challenging puzzler has quirky humor.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2014)
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Back to Bed Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun, clever sleepwalking game has some nightmarish puzzles.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2015)
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Samorost 3 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Exploration-heavy adventure game with tough puzzles.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Life Goes On: Done to Death Game Poster Image
age 10+
Morbid, challenging, cartoony puzzle game has mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
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Lara Croft GO Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Challenging turn-based puzzler with non-sexualized heroine.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2016)
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Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fast, fun puzzler's only real flaw is fishy controls.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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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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Puzzle Quest: The Legend Returns Game Poster Image
age 10+
Amusing tactical puzzle game with implied fantasy violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy - Deluxe Edition Game Poster Image
age 10+
Puzzler with a great female protagonist, clever conundrums.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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The Talos Principle Game Poster Image
age 10+
Tech-focused sci-fi puzzler challenges, makes players think.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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