Game Reviews

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Great strategy game builds alien worlds; some safety issues.
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Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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11
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Tower-defense game has refreshing strategy elements.
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Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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11
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Traditional tower defense gets some engaging twists.
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Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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11
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LEARNING
Thought-provoking game tackles plight of Mexican migrants.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Molecular puzzler is smart but a bit bland.
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Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Editors' pick
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11
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LEARNING
This terrific city-simulation game teaches kids about pollution and the environment and empowers them to come up with smart solutions. 
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Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Sharp forecasting game shows how weather patterns work.
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Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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11
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LEARNING
Keep hotel guests happy with heat transfer.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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11
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LEARNING
Brief science sim lets kids play with a planet's properties.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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11
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LEARNING
Clever game elegantly fuses puzzles with chemistry.
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Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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11
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LEARNING
Deep science game teaches cell functionality via immersion.
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Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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11
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LEARNING
Innovative space strategy game rewards thoughtful play.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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11
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LEARNING
Dramatic and affecting puzzler about alcoholism and abuse.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
11
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LEARNING
This fantastic expansion to the top-rated Civilization V game adds religion into the historic mix.
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Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
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11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fine physics puzzler doesn't stand out in crowded genre.
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Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone, iPod
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
11
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LEARNING
Spectacular looking, this side-scrolling puzzler offers varied gameplay and the ability to play with friends.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Windows, Mac
(2011)
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11
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LEARNING
Fast-paced matching game helps kids understand immigration.
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Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2011)
Editors' pick
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11
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LEARNING
This computer game makes practicing 6th grade math fun.
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Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
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11
QUALITY
 
Cartoon violence galore, but no blood; for hardcore fans.
csm_game
Platforms: PSP
(2010)
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11
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LEARNING
Quick, feel-good tour of the presidency.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac, Linux
(2010)

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