Game Reviews

age 12+
 
LEARNING
Superb puzzler is a smart treat for kids and their parents.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
History adventure challenges kids to make difficult choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 12+
 
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Wacky fairytale biz sim lets kids conjure riches.
Platforms: Windows
(2007)
age 12+
 
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Solve brainteasers to get clues to crack mystery.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2008)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Captivating puzzle game makes doing brainteasers a blast.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Action game with retro graphics has captivating story.
Platforms: Windows
(2011)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Fun fantasy for teens has memorable story and characters.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2012)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Tough, fresh strategy game is like Civilization in space.
Platforms: Windows
(2012)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Historical adventure explores prehistoric art and culture.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Econ becomes interesting when running interstellar company.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Cops vs. street racers challenge rewards recklessness.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2012)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Natural disasters become less scary in sim games.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2007)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Addictive, globe-trotting guessing game gets kids thinking.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 12+
 
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Fusing action, humor, and planet-hopping in a fun romp.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Fun fantasy strategy game for kids is combat-heavy.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Clever nonviolent puzzle crossover is fun, smart play.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Trading-card game deals digital fantasy fun.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Gravity-powered astronomy game fun, teaches physics.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Challenging turn-based strategy game with skeleton warriors.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Free county sim teaches civics via wacky citizen requests.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)

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