All Reviews

age 12+
 
LEARNING
History adventure challenges kids to make difficult choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Decision-making sim shows that choices have shades of gray.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Clever nonviolent puzzle crossover is fun, smart play.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
csm_app
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Direct social-learning tool provides thorough practice.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Pricey RPG delivers polish and depth of video game series.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Innovative puzzles, play limited by stale fights, glitches.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Trading-card game deals digital fantasy fun.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Physics puzzler has great female hero but feels incomplete.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Fun fantasy for teens has memorable story and characters.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2012)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Quirky, funny 4X fantasy strategy game with some violence.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Solid dungeon crawler with a focus on fantasy fighting.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Cops vs. street racers challenge rewards recklessness.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2012)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Fusing action, humor, and planet-hopping in a fun romp.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
age 12+
 
Spectacular fantasy classic is where Frodo's journey begins.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1954)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Silly spy spoof delivers near-nonstop stream of laughs.
On DVD/Streaming
(2002)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
A very bad movie -- shouldn't have been PG.
On DVD/Streaming
(2003)
age 12+
 
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Five-star movie could scare the pants off kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2000)
age 12+
 
Well-written romance/adventure is tons of fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(1999)
csm_movie
RV
age 12+
 
Feeble retread of comic family vacation plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(2006)

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