Game Reviews

1979 Revolution: Black Friday Game Poster Image
age 15+
LEARNING
Tense, captivating, violent, personal recreation of history.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Family-friendly party game promotes socializing, exercise.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
Elegy for a Dead World Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Super creative storytelling game; some online safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Rabbids Invasion: The Interactive TV Show Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
TV-based motion-sensing game loaded with cartoon hijinks.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
The Blackwell Epiphany Game Poster Image
age 14+
LEARNING
Thought-provoking final chapter of ghostly retro adventure.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
The LEGO Movie Videogame Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun, imaginative adventure promotes independent thinking.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Wonderbook: Diggs Nightcrawler Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Average augmented-reality gumshoe story with mild violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
Doki-Doki Universe Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Learn what it means to be human in quirky adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
Nancy Drew: The Silent Spy Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Fantastic mystery set in Scotland has terrorist theme.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
Nancy Drew: Ghost of Thornton Hall Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Great haunted house mystery with challenging puzzles.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
Nancy Drew: The Deadly Device Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Exciting mystery teaches about physics and electricity.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
The Testament of Sherlock Holmes Game Poster Image
age 18+
LEARNING
Compelling but gory adventure for mature mystery lovers.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
Journey Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Beautiful adventure less a game than interactive poetry.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2012)
Myst (Nintendo 3DS) Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
While not new, Myst for Nintendo 3DS is fun, challenging.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Nancy Drew: Tomb of the Lost Queen Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Fab mystery lets you explore ancient Egyptian ruins.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)