Game Reviews

Snapshot Adventures: Secret of Bird Island Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
An intriguing mystery facilitates in-depth bird watching
Platforms: Windows
(2007)
World of Goo Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Brilliant physics-based puzzler turns player into engineer.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2008)
Crayon Physics Deluxe Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Innovative game combines physics puzzles and drawing.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2009)
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)
The Splatters Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Fun physics-based puzzler about flinging blobs of paint.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
Auditorium: The Online Experience Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Intriguing indie game combines music with puzzle-solving.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2009)
Ice Age: Continental Drift: Arctic Games Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Amusing collection of mini-games for two-player fun.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2012)
WaterLife: Where Rivers Meet the Sea Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun game with strong heroine delivers an eco message.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
Symphony Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Fun arcade space shooter set to your own music collection.
Platforms: Windows
(2012)
Kinect Nat Geo TV Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Nature-themed interactive TV software puts kids in the show.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
FIFA Soccer 13 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Extraordinarily good soccer game with easy controls.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, PlayStation 2
(2012)
LittleBigPlanet - PS Vita Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Wildly creative game lets kids stretch their imagination.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
LittleBigPlanet Karting Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Creative kart racer lets kids set their imagination loose.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2012)
F1 Race Stars Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Quirky and entertaining racer filled with silly powerups.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
Crashmo Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Fun, cheap puzzle game promotes logic and puzzle creation.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Fluidity: Spin Cycle Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun, downloadable 3DS puzzler lets kids play with physics.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Engaging sports sim celebrates golf history.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
Disaster Hero Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
FEMA-sponsored game teaches about disaster preparedness.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
Disney Planes Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Not a nosedive, but this game still stalls over mediocrity.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
Ty the Tasmanian Tiger Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Down Under hero presents fun old-school platforming romp.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)

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