Game Reviews

age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun, balanced puzzler with StreetPass features.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 8+
 
Well-made sliding puzzle stuck with repetitive gameplay.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Safe but mediocre puzzler maintains the series' status quo.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Simple puzzler badgers kids to make in-game purchases.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Cunning puzzler delivers beauty, challenge, and peace.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 15+
 
Well-done atmospheric game has some bloody moments.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Beautifully odd puzzle journey requires patience, tenacity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Infographic puzzler has off-the-charts challenges.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Puzzle series' Wii U debut delivers great mind-benders.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
The birds are back with puzzle game spin-off for TVs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
age 8+
 
A fun, colorful game that doubles as an ad for a website.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Basic puzzle platformer starts out easy, gets pretty tough.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun, downloadable 3DS puzzler lets kids play with physics.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun, cheap puzzle game promotes logic and puzzle creation.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun physics-based puzzler about flinging blobs of paint.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
age 8+
 
Great puzzler puts kids’ strategy skills to the test.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Engaging and affordable puzzler, with great replay.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
age 8+
 
Creative number puzzles offer limited mind-bending fun.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Good 3D adaptation of classic tile-matching game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Fun, pricey take on classic puzzler offers new ways to play.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)

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