Game Reviews

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Tech-focused sci-fi puzzler challenges, makes players think.
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Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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10
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LEARNING
Realistic racer encourages respect but doesn't innovate.
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Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
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10
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LEARNING
Fun but hard platformer likely to frustrate younger players.
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Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
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10
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LEARNING
Fun, imaginative adventure promotes independent thinking.
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Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
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10
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LEARNING
Learn what it means to be human in quirky adventure game.
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Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
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10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun, kid-friendly action game tied to major cultural icons.
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Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2013)
Editors' pick
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10
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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.
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Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
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10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fab remake of classic game shines on Wii U.
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Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
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10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Great haunted house mystery with challenging puzzles.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Zany, cartoonish mini-games with some mild bathroom humor.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
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10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Tween rhythm game based on TV show is fun but short.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2012)
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10
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LEARNING
Action and humor abound in funny rendition of LOTR films.
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Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
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10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Playful brain workout provides social media bragging rights.
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Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
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10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Exciting mystery teaches about physics and electricity.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
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10
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LEARNING
Relive this epic tale by putting your own face in the game.
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Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
An unstructured experience of beauty, originality, and emotion that's as powerful as a beautifully written poem.
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Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Learn about ancient Egypt as you solve a mystery set in a lost tomb.
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Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
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10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Good multiplayer co-op has a surprising amount of violence.
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Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2011)
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10
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LEARNING
Solve Nancy's latest mystery with help from her friends.
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Platforms: Windows
(2011)
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10
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LEARNING
First-person history adventure asks kids to choose sides.
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Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)

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