Game Reviews

age 9+
 
Octopus-out-of-water tale has a lot of gravity, confusion.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 9+
 
Fun puzzle game has dark, slightly gory play.
Platforms: Windows, iPhone
(2015)
csm_game
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Sandbox pirate game provides creative but repetitive play.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 9+
 
A series of difficult, enjoyable, addictive challenges.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Brilliant, beautiful platform adventure with a lovable hero.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 9+
 
Engaging space-hopping platformer with low replay value.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 9+
 
Deep arcade-like shooter has lots of cartoonish violence.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Super creative storytelling game; some online safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Cute graphics lessen violence in puzzle-solving game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Creative vehicle builder a bit rough around the edges.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 9+
 
Simple, boring 2-D space conquest weak on heroes, visuals.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 9+
 
Difficult dungeon-crawler has mild fantasy violence.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Jeopardy-style trivia drills social studies facts.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Puzzle game without any instructions could vex younger kids.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Six fun games turn cancer treatment into a winnable battle.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Student-made game depicts dangers faced by escaping slaves.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Gorgeous, nostalgic, but sadly frustrating Disney adventure.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Windows, Mac
(2012)
csm_game
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Simplistic obstacle course game is glitchy and boring.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
SEGA stars come to the track to race and wreak silly havoc.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2012)
csm_game
age 9+
 
LEARNING
TV-based action game with puzzles, some fantasy battles.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)

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