Game Reviews

A Bird Story Game Poster Image
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age 7+
LEARNING
Short but emotionally powerful story told without words.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
Project Spark Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Terrific game builder lets kids explore their imaginations.
Platforms: Xbox One
(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)
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)
Tearaway Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Amazing, creative adventure melds real and virtual worlds.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2013)
Slender: The Arrival Game Poster Image
age 18+
LEARNING
Terrifyingly spooky indie game delivers blood-free horror.
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)
Funky Barn Game Poster Image
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age 7+
LEARNING
Time-management game provides fun but limited experience.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
Poptropica Adventures Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Popular virtual world now on handheld; has good role models.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
FEZ Game Poster Image
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FEZ
age 9+
LEARNING
Indie game wonder is a fountain of brain-stretching ideas.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
Cooking Mama 4: Kitchen Magic Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Feels more like a game than a cooking sim, with nice menu.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
Monster World Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Cute monster-themed farming game on Google+ is a bit slow.
Platforms: Google+
(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)
Crafting Mama Game Poster Image
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age 6+
LEARNING
Create quirky projects in fun time-management sim.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)