Game Reviews

The Underground Railroad: In the Ohio River Valley Game Poster Image
age 9+
Student-made game depicts dangers faced by escaping slaves.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Social Studies Quiz Game Show Game Poster Image
age 9+
Jeopardy-style trivia drills social studies facts.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Mission US: Flight to Freedom Game Poster Image
age 10+
Riveting sim where your choices decide fate of teen slave.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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Mission US: For Crown or Colony? Game Poster Image
age 10+
First-person history adventure asks kids to choose sides.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
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Mayan Mysteries Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Cartoony learning adventure about ancient Mayan culture.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
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Immigration Nation Game Poster Image
age 11+
Fast-paced matching game helps kids understand immigration.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2011)
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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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The Migrant Trail Game Poster Image
age 11+
Thought-provoking game tackles plight of Mexican migrants.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Quandary Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Decision-making sim shows that choices have shades of gray.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Stop Disasters! Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Natural disasters become less scary in sim games.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2007)
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Argument Wars Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Quality courtroom sim uses real cases to teach argument.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2009)
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Law Craft Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Legislative sim in the iCivics series lacks engagement.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
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Enercities Game Poster Image
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age 13+
City building game focuses on green communities.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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