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+
Use resources, strategy, skills to repel invading monsters.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 9+
Spooky platformer with clever haunt feature gets repetitive.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 9+
Satirical RPG endorses peaceful conflict resolution.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 9+
Vibrant, endearingly relaxing adventure is pretty short.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
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)

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