Game Reviews

AGE
5
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Rich village simulation teaches core-standards math.
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Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Thought-provoking game tackles plight of Mexican migrants.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Environmental-issues sim teaches real-world solutions.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Cutesy hair-bow games teach basic math skills.
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Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2013)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Charming game models conflict resolution for young kids.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Mini-games based on collectible toys are marketing ploys.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Decision-making sim shows that choices have shades of gray.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Riveting sim where your choices decide fate of teen slave.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Civics game about running a country in global economy.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2012)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Good pet sim with lots of Nick characters.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Engaging and funny interactive adventures are pure joy.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
First-person history adventure asks kids to choose sides.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Amusing and informative fable teaches Internet safety.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Legislative sim in the iCivics series lacks engagement.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Innovative game creator is powerful but hard to learn.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Quality courtroom sim uses real cases to teach argument.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2009)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun game with strong heroine delivers an eco message.
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Platforms: Windows
(2008)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Natural disasters become less scary in sim games.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2007)