Game Reviews

Scribblenauts Unlimited Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Vocabulary-exercise puzzler is an imaginative treat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
Smart As... Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Playful brain workout provides social media bragging rights.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
The Unfinished Swan Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Innovative and poetic game with an uplifting life message.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2012)
Puzzler World 2012 3D Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
1,200+ puzzle collection offers variety and challenge.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Wreckateer Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Kinect physics puzzler makes razing castles a hoot.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
Splice Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun but tricky puzzler provides players little guidance.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
Crush 3D Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Unusual puzzler cleverly uses perspective, but it's hard.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Touch My Katamari Game Poster Image
age 10+
More sticky-ball rolling fun, but nothing new.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
Doctor Lautrec and the Forgotten Knights Game Poster Image
age 10+
Puzzler similar to Professor Layton but with mild combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
Panda Poet Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Unique browser-based word game; be wary of text chat.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
Drawn: Trail of Shadows Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Pretty game melds hidden object, adventure, and puzzle play.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
The Tiny Bang Story Game Poster Image
age 10+
One of the most original (and hard) seek-and-find puzzlers.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
Portal 2 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Inventive and enjoyable spatial puzzler with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
Stacking Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Brilliant, thoughtful puzzler has a little violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of Osborne House Game Poster Image
age 10+
Slow-paced mystery revolves around puzzle solving.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
Super Scribblenauts Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
The ultimate puzzle game for imagination and creativity.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Puzzle Agent Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
A quirky and challenging puzzle-driven mystery.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
Puzzle Quest 2 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Puzzle-based RPG with no visual violence but scary plot.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Picross 3-D Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Awesome, but very challenging, depth perception puzzle game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom Game Poster Image
age 10+
Unique time-travel puzzler that is incredibly challenging.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2010)

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