Game Reviews

Breached Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
Cool but confusing trial-and-error adventure on alien world.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
Rebel Galaxy Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
Confining repetitive game about exploring, space, trading.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(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)
Corpse of Discovery Game Poster Image
age 15+
Psychological space tale has confusing, repetitive gameplay.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Nancy Drew: Sea of Darkness Game Poster Image
age 10+
Great story, challenging puzzles anchor sleuth's adventure.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Broken Age Act 2 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Maddeningly difficult adventure with strong role models.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
Dreamfall Chapters - Books 1 and 2 Game Poster Image
age 18+
Thought-provoking adventure set in parallel worlds.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Morningstar: Descent to Dead Rock Game Poster Image
age 12+
Clever adventure could use more content, urgency in play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Elegy for a Dead World Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Super creative storytelling game; some online safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Syberia Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 12+
Dated but still solid puzzle-filled adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2014)
Tales from the Borderlands Game Poster Image
age 16+
Dialogue-based adventure has strong language, bloody combat.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Perils of Man: Episode 1 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fascinating adventure only held back by some hard puzzles.
Platforms: Mac
(2014)
Nancy Drew: Labyrinth of Lies Game Poster Image
age 10+
Slow, dull adventure with overly complex puzzles.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
Project Spark Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Terrific game builder lets kids explore their imaginations.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2014)
Nancy Drew: The Shattered Medallion Game Poster Image
age 10+
Confusing, dull adventure wastes sleuth's detective skills.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Hack 'n' Slash Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
Programming adventure heavy on gimmick, light on combat.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
NaissanceE Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
Surreal exploration of claustrophobia and confusion.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
Broken Age Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Witty story with memorable characters and good message.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
Doki-Doki Universe Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Learn what it means to be human in quirky adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
Poptropica Adventures Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Popular virtual world now on handheld; has good role models.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2012)

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