Game Reviews

csm_game
age 13+
 
Violent sci-fi tactical strategy game poses great challenge.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Tense, high-stakes spy thriller tests player skills.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 18+
 
Chess gets gruesomely gory ... in space.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Unusual but fun turn-based strategy game with mild violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Accessible, action-heavy space strategy with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 12+
 
Clever adventure could use more content, urgency in play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Super creative storytelling game; some online safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 16+
 
Dialogue-based adventure has strong language, bloody combat.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 10+
 
Retro graphics hide a deceptively challenging, fun game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Terrific game builder lets kids explore their imaginations.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Terrific strategic tower defense game has mild violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
City building gets a new lease on life on a distant planet.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 9+
 
Simple, boring 2-D space conquest weak on heroes, visuals.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 12+
 
Sly strategy game puts a twist on tower-defense formula.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Charming, melodic, and genre-bending game for kids, adults.
Platforms: Facebook, PlayStation Vita, Windows, iPhone, iPod
(2014)
csm_game
age 11+
 
Sci-fi adventure tale with some twists and a few problems.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Tower-defense game has refreshing strategy elements.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 11+
 
Traditional tower defense gets some engaging twists.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Learn what it means to be human in quirky adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Expansion to a violent and mature strategy sci-fi game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2013)

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