Game Reviews

csm_game
age 9+
LEARNING
Poetic platformer with themes of family, friends, aging.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
csm_game
age 9+
Fun puzzle game has dark, slightly gory play.
Platforms: Windows, iPhone
(2015)
csm_game
age 9+
Engaging space-hopping platformer with low replay value.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 9+
LEARNING
Creative vehicle builder a bit rough around the edges.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 9+
LEARNING
Puzzle game without any instructions could vex younger kids.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
age 9+
LEARNING
Fun first-person puzzler combines physics with brainteasers.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
age 9+
LEARNING
Collection of mental challenges is hard but rewarding.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
csm_game
age 9+
Very creative puzzler about moving water through terrains.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
csm_game
age 9+
Mildly violent match-three puzzler is short but fun.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
age 9+
New classic beat-the-clock game, now connected to Facebook.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
age 9+
Seek-and-find adventure gets sunk by excessive difficulty.
Platforms: Windows
(2010)
csm_game
age 9+
Good puzzle game marred by terrible broken English.
Platforms: Windows
(2010)
csm_game
age 9+
Pace might be too fast for some in this cooking game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 9+
Well-made and fun word-search game.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 9+
Engaging puzzle game about harvesting vegetables.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
age 9+
LEARNING
DSi-only download game focuses on language and drawing.
Platforms: Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 9+
Entertaining physics puzzler is easy enough for kids.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 9+
LEARNING
Brainteasers for everyone from grandma to junior.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2007)