Game Reviews

AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Thought-provoking final chapter of ghostly retro adventure.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Frustration-free hidden object adventure offers ample hints.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun, imaginative adventure promotes independent thinking.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Editors' pick
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This indie game is a product of a successful Kickstarter campaign, and it shines for its clever story, interesting characters, and beautiful scenes. 
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Average augmented-reality gumshoe story with mild violence.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Riveting zombie adventure but definitely not for kids.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Learn what it means to be human in quirky adventure game.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This 3-D adventure is original, charming, and highly entertaining. It lets kids play in a virtual paper world and then reconstruct parts of it in the real world.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This Nancy Drew mystery is a high point in a series that's already full of fantastic titles. It's got it all: a great story, challenging puzzles, and a terrific setting.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
Smartly written adventure immersed in adult themes, content.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Casual hidden-object adventure minimizes frustration.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Terrific narrative game tackles tough teen identity issues.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fabulous Agatha Christie-style mystery for teens and up.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Great haunted house mystery with challenging puzzles.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Terrifyingly spooky indie game delivers blood-free horror.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Slow-paced adventure introduces players to history.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Extremely violent, profanity-filled zombie adventure.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Gruesome crime scenes become Facebook hidden-object puzzles.
csm_game
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
TV show shown as violent game pushes cultural insensitivity.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Time-management game provides fun but limited experience.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)

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