Game Reviews

age 9+
LEARNING
Super creative storytelling game; some online safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Terrific game builder lets kids explore their imaginations.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 10+
LEARNING
Learn what it means to be human in quirky adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Fantastic mystery set in Scotland has terrorist theme.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
age 12+
LEARNING
Casual hidden-object adventure minimizes frustration.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Great haunted house mystery with challenging puzzles.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 18+
LEARNING
Extremely violent, profanity-filled zombie adventure.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Gruesome crime scenes become Facebook hidden-object puzzles.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
age 7+
LEARNING
Popular virtual world now on handheld; has good role models.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
age 10+
LEARNING
Exciting mystery teaches about physics and electricity.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Beautiful adventure less a game than interactive poetry.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2012)
age 13+
LEARNING
While not new, Myst for Nintendo 3DS is fun, challenging.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
age 13+
LEARNING
Hidden object game puts wacky spin on classic novels.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
age 10+
LEARNING
Fab mystery lets you explore ancient Egyptian ruins.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Beautiful, imaginative adventure is a treat for eyes, ears.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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FEZ
age 9+
LEARNING
Indie game wonder is a fountain of brain-stretching ideas.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
age 13+
LEARNING
Augmented reality horror game fascinates but lacks depth.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)