Game Reviews

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Sym
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Clever puzzler addresses social anxiety disorder.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Well-tuned adventure has charming characters and fun combat.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun life simulator lets kids experiment with careers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun collection of games designed to keep you fit.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Learn what it means to be human in quirky adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun racer for players with a yen for speed and variety.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
age 10+
 
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Kids steer exotic cars around tracks -- with open chat.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
TV-show-based combat game without blood or gore.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Exciting but technically flawed city-building simulation.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
True life racing with many modes of play; watch open chat.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2012)
age 10+
 
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Riveting sim where your choices decide fate of teen slave.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
First-person history adventure asks kids to choose sides.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
In-depth fashion game is also a good business simulation.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Digital remake of brilliant board game best for Catan vets.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Innovative game creator is powerful but hard to learn.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Accessible building sim both challenging and fun.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)