Game Reviews

Poptropica Adventures Game Poster Image
age 7+
Popular virtual world now on handheld; has good role models.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
A Bird Story Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Short but emotionally powerful story told without words.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Adventure Sketchers Game Poster Image
age 7+
Engaging platformer emphasizes creativity and adventure.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2014)
Marie Antoinette & The Independence War Game Poster Image
age 8+
Historical game lets kids play with famous leaders.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)
NaissanceE Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Surreal exploration of claustrophobia and confusion.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
Perils of Man: Episode 1 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fascinating adventure only held back by some hard puzzles.
Platforms: Mac
(2014)
Murasaki Baby Game Poster Image
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age 8+
A girl, a balloon, creepy graphics, tricky controls.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
FEZ Game Poster Image
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FEZ
age 9+
Indie game wonder is a fountain of brain-stretching ideas.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
Elegy for a Dead World Game Poster Image
age 9+
Super creative storytelling game; some online safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Nancy Drew: Tomb of the Lost Queen Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fab mystery lets you explore ancient Egyptian ruins.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
Nancy Drew: Labyrinth of Lies Game Poster Image
age 10+
Slow, dull adventure with overly complex puzzles.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
Nancy Drew: The Shattered Medallion Game Poster Image
age 10+
Confusing, dull adventure wastes sleuth's detective skills.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Broken Age Act 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Maddeningly difficult adventure with strong role models.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
Hack 'n' Slash Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Programming adventure heavy on gimmick, light on combat.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
Nancy Drew: Sea of Darkness Game Poster Image
age 10+
Great story, challenging puzzles anchor sleuth's adventure.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Rituals Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Short adventure captivates with puzzles, intriguing story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Jazzpunk Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fight Cold War crime game with wacky humor, strange jokes.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
King's Quest Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Funny, surprising adventure with beautiful graphics.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Poncho Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Retro platformer with poor controls, frustrating design.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
Disney Infinity 3.0: Star Wars Rise Against the Empire Play Set Game Poster Image
age 10+
Playful sci-fi romp through a galaxy far, far away.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)

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