Game Reviews

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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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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The Political Machine 2016 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Easy-to-play, fun-to-learn presidential campaign sim.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Yo-Kai Watch Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun happy-"ghost"-lucky game helps kids deal with emotions.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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Gurumin: A Monstrous Adventure Game Poster Image
age 10+
Well-tuned adventure has charming characters and fun combat.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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Sid Meier's Starships Game Poster Image
age 10+
Accessible, action-heavy space strategy with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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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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Fantasy Life Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun life simulator lets kids experiment with careers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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Hidden Expedition Smithsonian: Hope Diamond Game Poster Image
age 10+
Frustration-free hidden object adventure offers ample hints.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Crazy Plant Shop Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Plant-shop sim slyly gets kids to learn and apply genetics.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Game Poster Image
age 10+
Magical "old school" adventure has heady puzzles and combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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Nancy Drew: The Silent Spy Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fantastic mystery set in Scotland has terrorist theme.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Mission US: A Cheyenne Odyssey Game Poster Image
age 10+
History adventure challenges kids to make difficult choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Nancy Drew: Ghost of Thornton Hall Game Poster Image
age 10+
Great haunted house mystery with challenging puzzles.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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SimCity Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Exciting but technically flawed city-building simulation.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
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Mayan Mysteries Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Cartoony learning adventure about ancient Mayan culture.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
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Nancy Drew: The Deadly Device Game Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting mystery teaches about physics and electricity.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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NHL 13 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fast, fun, and realistic hockey game shoots and scores.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Rhythm Thief & The Emperor’s Treasure Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, quirky, beat-based mini-games; some mild violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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Nancy Drew: Tomb of the Lost Queen Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fab mystery lets you explore ancient Egyptian ruins.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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