Game Reviews

LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Adventure Sketchers Game Poster Image
age 7+
Engaging platformer emphasizes creativity and adventure.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2014)
Poptropica Adventures Game Poster Image
age 7+
Popular virtual world now on handheld; has good role models.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
Marie Antoinette & The Independence War Game Poster Image
age 8+
Historical game lets kids play with famous leaders.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
Elegy for a Dead World Game Poster Image
age 9+
Super creative storytelling game; some online safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Wonderbook: Book of Spells Game Poster Image
age 9+
Innovative interactive book opens new door to Harry Potter.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2012)
Abzu Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Artistic aquatic adventure filled with mystery, wonder.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Project Spark Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Terrific game builder lets kids explore their imaginations.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2014)
Doki-Doki Universe Game Poster Image
age 10+
Learn what it means to be human in quirky adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
Nancy Drew: The Silent Spy Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fantastic mystery set in Scotland has terrorist theme.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
Nancy Drew: Ghost of Thornton Hall Game Poster Image
age 10+
Great haunted house mystery with challenging puzzles.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
Nancy Drew: The Deadly Device Game Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting mystery teaches about physics and electricity.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
Nancy Drew: Tomb of the Lost Queen Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fab mystery lets you explore ancient Egyptian ruins.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
Journey Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Beautiful adventure less a game than interactive poetry.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2012)
The Blackwell Deception Game Poster Image
age 10+
Simplistic ghost adventure game lets you solve mysteries.
Platforms: Windows
(2011)
House of 1000 Doors: Serpent Flame Game Poster Image
age 12+
Casual hidden-object adventure minimizes frustration.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
Echo: Secret of the Lost Cavern Game Poster Image
age 12+
Historical adventure explores prehistoric art and culture.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
Gemini Rue Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Action game with retro graphics has captivating story.
Platforms: Windows
(2011)
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy Game Poster Image
age 13+
Moderately violent courtroom drama with positive role model.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
Broken Age Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
Witty story with memorable characters and good message.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
Criminal Case Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
Gruesome crime scenes become Facebook hidden-object puzzles.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)

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