Game Reviews

Taken Charge Game Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Computer-skills adventure stalled by high difficulty, story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Luna's Wandering Stars Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Gravity-powered astronomy game fun, teaches physics.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Infinite Scuba Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Diving game aims to teach but runs out of air.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
CodeSpells Game Poster Image
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age 12+
In-development programming game can frustrate or fascinate.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
Quandary Game Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Decision-making sim shows that choices have shades of gray.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
Timez Attack Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Multiplication adventure game reinvents flashcards.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
Webonauts Internet Academy Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Amusing and informative fable teaches Internet safety.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
Roman Town Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Incredibly in-depth archeology sim brings history to life.
Platforms: Windows
(2010)
100 Classic Books Game Poster Image
age 12+
The themes and content of these masterpieces vary greatly.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Law Craft Game Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Legislative sim in the iCivics series lacks engagement.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
Lifeboat to Mars Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Free online ecosystem game makes learning biology fun.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
Immune Attack Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Educational adventure makes biology thrilling.
Platforms: Windows
(2009)
Argument Wars Game Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Quality courtroom sim uses real cases to teach argument.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2009)
Brain Quest: Grades 3 & 4 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Grade-specific learning made fun on DS.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
WaterLife: Where Rivers Meet the Sea Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun game with strong heroine delivers an eco message.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
Crosswords DS Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Nifty set of crosswords, anagrams, & word searches
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2008)
Ninja Reflex Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Quick and fun Japanese-themed reflex training.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2008)
Stop Disasters! Game Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Natural disasters become less scary in sim games.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2007)
Fritz & Chesster's Chess for Winners Game Poster Image
age 8+
Learn slick chess moves at the carnival.
Platforms: Windows
(2006)
Big Brain Academy Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Families compete for "weightiest" brain.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2006)

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