Game Reviews

csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Physics puzzler has a great heroine but feels incomplete.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 12+
 
Beautiful puzzle platformer challenges, easily frustrates.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 12+
 
Stylish stealth game demands patience, timing, and skill.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 12+
 
Cartoonishly violent shooter challenges and frustrates.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Clever nonviolent puzzle crossover is fun, smart play.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 12+
 
Uninspired building game gets old quickly.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Addictive, globe-trotting guessing game gets kids thinking.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Superb puzzler is a smart treat for kids and their parents.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Captivating puzzle game makes doing brainteasers a blast.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 12+
 
More great brain-teasers, with a dark but exciting plot.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 12+
 
Fun, original, spoof of The Bard's tale with clever puzzles.
Platforms: Windows
(2010)
age 12+
 
Great hidden-pic mystery game with some creepy details.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
csm_game
age 12+
 
Varied puzzle collection, but some references to alcohol.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi, Windows
(2009)
age 12+
 
Compelling mystery full of devilishly fun logic puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 12+
 
A fun and sometimes spooky puzzler for the whole family.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
age 12+
 
Remake of classic arcades with stylized violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
csm_game
age 12+
 
Sophisticated puzzle game with simple visuals.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PSP
(2008)
csm_game
age 12+
 
Innovative puzzler with first-person action.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Solve brainteasers to get clues to crack mystery.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2008)
csm_game
age 12+
 
Lose your marbles playing tough DS puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2006)