Game Reviews

Poptropica Adventures Game Poster Image
age 7+
Popular virtual world now on handheld; has good role models.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
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Ekoloko Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Kids learn environmental consciousness in this MMOG.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
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Snapshot Adventures: Secret of Bird Island Game Poster Image
age 8+
An intriguing mystery facilitates in-depth bird watching
Platforms: Windows
(2007)
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Infinite Scuba Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Diving game aims to teach but runs out of air.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
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Nancy Drew: The Deadly Device Game Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting mystery teaches about physics and electricity.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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SimCity Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Exciting but technically flawed city-building simulation.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Crazy Plant Shop Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Plant-shop sim slyly gets kids to learn and apply genetics.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Sid Meier's Starships Game Poster Image
age 10+
Accessible, action-heavy space strategy with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Sid Meier's Civilization VI: Rise and Fall Game Poster Image
age 10+
World sim expansion helps foster kids' love of history.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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Jurassic World Evolution Game Poster Image
age 10+
Deep theme park simulation has deadly exhibits.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Sid Meier's Civilization VI (Switch) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Educational world simulator is a perfect fit for Switch.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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The Talos Principle Game Poster Image
age 10+
Tech-focused sci-fi puzzler challenges, makes players think.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Sid Meier's Civilization V: Gods & Kings Game Poster Image
age 11+
Fab expansion to historical sim adds religion to the mix.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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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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SimCityEDU: Pollution Challenge! Game Poster Image
age 11+
Environmental-issues sim teaches real-world solutions.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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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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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 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 VI: Gathering Storm Game Poster Image
age 11+
Major expansion improves already fantastic world simulator.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2019)
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Endless Space Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Tough, fresh strategy game is like Civilization in space.
Platforms: Windows
(2012)
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