Game Reviews

1979 Revolution: Black Friday Game Poster Image
age 15+
LEARNING
Tense, captivating, violent, personal recreation of history.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Apotheon Game Poster Image
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age 15+
LEARNING
Modern Clash of Titans has alluring art, challenging play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
Hidden Expedition Smithsonian: Hope Diamond Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Frustration-free hidden object adventure offers ample hints.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
Nancy Drew: The Silent Spy Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Fantastic mystery set in Scotland has terrorist theme.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
Gone Home Game Poster Image
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age 15+
LEARNING
Terrific narrative game tackles tough teen identity issues.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
The Raven: Legacy of a Master Thief Game Poster Image
age 14+
LEARNING
Fabulous Agatha Christie-style mystery for teens and up.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
Nancy Drew: Ghost of Thornton Hall Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Great haunted house mystery with challenging puzzles.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
The Time Tribe Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Slow-paced adventure introduces players to history.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
Poptropica Adventures Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Popular virtual world now on handheld; has good role models.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
Nancy Drew: The Deadly Device Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Exciting mystery teaches about physics and electricity.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
Jane Austen's Rogues & Romance Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Hidden object game puts wacky spin on classic novels.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
Marie Antoinette & The Independence War Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Historical game lets kids play with famous leaders.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(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)
The Hunger Games Adventures Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Movie/book spin-off emphasizes survival and building.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
Assassin's Creed: Revelations Game Poster Image
age 18+
LEARNING
Bloody adventure game with visceral violence, online play.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2011)
Echo: Secret of the Lost Cavern Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Historical adventure explores prehistoric art and culture.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)