Game Reviews

Hidden Expedition Smithsonian: Hope Diamond Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Frustration-free hidden object adventure offers ample hints.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
Zumba Fitness World Party Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Fun fitness dancing game not very original.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii
(2013)
Nancy Drew: The Silent Spy Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Fantastic mystery set in Scotland has terrorist theme.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
House of 1000 Doors: Serpent Flame Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Casual hidden-object adventure minimizes frustration.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
Nancy Drew: Ghost of Thornton Hall Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Great haunted house mystery with challenging puzzles.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
Criminal Case Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Gruesome crime scenes become Facebook hidden-object puzzles.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
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)
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)
Active Life: Magical Carnival Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Active gaming in a collection of fun fantasy settings.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Minecraft Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Sandbox-style game with open online play fosters creativity.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2011)
Echo: Secret of the Lost Cavern Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Historical adventure explores prehistoric art and culture.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)