Want personalized picks that fit your family?

Find entertainment that fits your kid's interests and your parenting style.

Go to For Your Family

Game Reviews

Civilization 4 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 11+
Strategy game for tweens & up spans world history.
Platforms: Windows
(2006)
Continue reading
Sid Meier's Civilization V Game Poster Image
age 11+
Excellent strategy game is educational and accessible.
Platforms: Windows
(2010)
Continue reading
Sid Meier's Civilization V: Gods & Kings Game Poster Image
age 11+
Fab expansion to historical sim adds religion to the mix.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
Continue reading
Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth - Rising Tide Game Poster Image
age 11+
Oceanic expansion makes sci-fi world simulation even better.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Continue reading
Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn Game Poster Image
age 11+
Fantasy strategy game more mature than it looks.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2007)
Continue reading
Final Fantasy Tactics: War of the Lions Game Poster Image
age 11+
Deep, rich, and challenging role-playing game.
Platforms: PSP
(2007)
Continue reading
The Political Machine 2008 Game Poster Image
age 11+
Choose your candidate and see if you win.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2008)
Continue reading
Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization Game Poster Image
age 11+
A brainy twist on the Civilization formula.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
Continue reading
The Political Machine 2012 Game Poster Image
age 11+
Kids experience civics by building a dream candidate.
Platforms: Windows
(2012)
Continue reading
XCOM: Enemy Unknown Game Poster Image
age 18+
Thrilling sci-fi strategy game with violence and gore.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
Continue reading
FTL: Faster Than Light Game Poster Image
age 11+
Innovative space strategy game rewards thoughtful play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
Continue reading
XCOM: Enemy Within Game Poster Image
age 18+
Expansion to a violent and mature strategy sci-fi game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
Continue reading
Anomaly Defenders Game Poster Image
age 11+
Traditional tower defense gets some engaging twists.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
Continue reading
Space Run Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 11+
Tower-defense game has refreshing strategy elements.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Continue reading
Warhammer 40,000: Regicide Game Poster Image
age 18+
Chess gets gruesomely gory ... in space.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Continue reading
Into the Breach Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 11+
Deceptively complex strategy game vs. bugs rewards failure.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2018)
Continue reading
Xenonauts Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 11+
Sci-fi adventure tale with some twists and a few problems.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
Continue reading
WarCraft III/WarCraft III: The Frozen Throne Game Poster Image
age 18+
Violent games are better suited to older audience.
Platforms: Windows
(2003)
Continue reading
Warhammer: Arcane Magic Game Poster Image
age 11+
Not-so-magical combat card game is all show, no substance.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Continue reading