Game Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Frustration-free hidden object adventure offers ample hints.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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
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
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Slow-paced adventure introduces players to history.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Popular virtual world now on handheld; has good role models.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Exciting mystery teaches about physics and electricity.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Hidden object game puts wacky spin on classic novels.
csm_game
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Historical game lets kids play with famous leaders.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Learn about ancient Egypt as you solve a mystery set in a lost tomb.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Movie/book spin-off emphasizes survival and building.
csm_game
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Bloody adventure game with visceral violence, online play.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2011)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Historical adventure explores prehistoric art and culture.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)