Game Reviews

Sid Meier's Civilization VI: Gathering Storm Game Poster Image
age 11+
Major expansion improves already fantastic world simulator.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2019)
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Sid Meier’s Civilization VI Game Poster Image
age 11+
Amazing world simulation can teach players about history.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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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)
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Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Game Poster Image
age 11+
Great strategy game builds alien worlds; some safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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VTech InnoTab Software - Pixar Play Game Poster Image
age 4+
Movie-based games amuse; light on learning content, fun.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2014)
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VTech InnoTab Software - Ultimate Spider-Man Game Poster Image
age 4+
Superhero science-tech adventure really soars.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2014)
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PlayStation Vita Pets Game Poster Image
age 4+
Excellent pet simulator combines animal care and adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
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The Migrant Trail Game Poster Image
age 11+
Thought-provoking game tackles plight of Mexican migrants.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Molecubes Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Molecular puzzler is smart but a bit bland.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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VTech InnoTab Software - Disney Planes Game Poster Image
age 4+
Feel-good flight training with real-world skills.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2013)
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SimCityEDU: Pollution Challenge! Game Poster Image
age 11+
Environmental-issues sim teaches real-world solutions.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Disney Doc McStuffins Game Poster Image
age 4+
Cuddly game teaches hygiene and health with stuffed friends.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2013)
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Storm Seekers Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Sharp forecasting game shows how weather patterns work.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Hotel Heat Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Keep hotel guests happy with heat transfer.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Planet Mechanic Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Brief science sim lets kids play with a planet's properties.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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NHL 14 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
This year's fun hockey sim shows a more aggressive game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Sokobond Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Clever game elegantly fuses puzzles with chemistry.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Sesame Street: Solve It with Elmo, Abby & Super Grover 2.0! Game Poster Image
age 4+
Science learning with Super Grover 2.0 is fun and silly.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2013)
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Sid Meier's Civilization V: Brave New World Game Poster Image
age 11+
Brilliant expansion makes Civ V more edifying than ever.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
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Cell Command Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Deep science game teaches cell functionality via immersion.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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