Game Reviews

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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Diving game aims to teach but runs out of air.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Thought-provoking game tackles plight of Mexican migrants.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 13+
 
LEARNING
City building game focuses on green communities.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Feel-good flight training with real-world skills.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2013)
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Environmental-issues sim teaches real-world solutions.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Jeopardy-style trivia drills social studies facts.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Explore the animal world through fun games and quizzes.
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad Ultra, LeapPad2, Leapster Explorer, LeapsterGS
(2013)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Student-made game depicts dangers faced by escaping slaves.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Cartoony learning adventure about ancient Mayan culture.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Decision-making sim shows that choices have shades of gray.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Amusing collection of mini-games for two-player fun.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2012)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Riveting sim where your choices decide fate of teen slave.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Civics game about running a country in global economy.
Platforms: Windows
(2012)
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Fast-paced matching game helps kids understand immigration.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2011)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Game show/board game is a blast -- but questions are tough!
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
First-person history adventure asks kids to choose sides.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Whirlwind global trip provides fun glimpse of the world.
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad Ultra, LeapPad2, Leapster Explorer
(2010)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Incredibly in-depth archeology sim brings history to life.
Platforms: Windows
(2010)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Legislative sim in the iCivics series lacks engagement.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Quick, feel-good tour of the presidency.
Platforms: Windows, Mac, Linux
(2010)

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