Game Reviews

1979 Revolution: Black Friday Game Poster Image
age 15+
LEARNING
Tense, captivating, violent, personal recreation of history.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Pillars of Eternity: The White March Part 2 Game Poster Image
age 15+
Disjointed role-playing game expansion has uneven gameplay.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Big Pharma Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 15+
Dense, hard simulation skewers the health care industry.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Republique Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 15+
Dystopian stealth action is fun but has clunky controls.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Game Poster Image
age 15+
Violent expansion manages to reinvigorate popular MMO.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Divinity: Original  Sin Game Poster Image
age 15+
LEARNING
Bloody co-op indie RPG is ambitious, raises tough questions.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Tropico 5 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 15+
LEARNING
Dictator simulation imposes violence; lots of strategy.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, iPhone
(2014)
The Sims 3: Into the Future Game Poster Image
age 15+
LEARNING
Time-traveling expansion gives base game futuristic look.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
Democracy 3 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 15+
Balance ambition and political obligations in government sim
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
The Sims 3: Movie Stuff Game Poster Image
age 15+
LEARNING
Western, horror, and superhero items in varied expansion.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
Gone Home Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 15+
LEARNING
Terrific narrative game tackles tough teen identity issues.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Papers, Please Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 15+
LEARNING
Mature immigration game forces tough ethical choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
The Sims 3: Island Paradise Game Poster Image
age 15+
LEARNING
Expansion pack adds underwater exploration, resort building.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
The Sims 3: Seasons Game Poster Image
age 15+
LEARNING
Expansion pack encourages outdoor activities all year long.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
Torchlight II Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 15+
LEARNING
Excellent fantasy RPG is too bloody for younger players.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
The Sims 3: Supernatural Game Poster Image
age 15+
LEARNING
Latest expansion pack lets players create monsters.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
The Dream Machine Game Poster Image
age 15+
Spooky adventure take on dreams but has technical issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
The Sims 3: Master Suite Stuff Game Poster Image
age 15+
Limited expansion offers new items that focus on romance.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
The Sims 3: Pets Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 15+
Expansion adds fun, four-legged perspective to popular sim.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
The Sims 3: Town Life Stuff Game Poster Image
age 15+
Expansion offers new items, new local places to visit.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)

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