Game Reviews

age 10+
 
LEARNING
Catapult-creation game encourages physics experimentation.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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age 11+
 
LEARNING
Deep science game teaches cell functionality via immersion.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Simple puzzle game teaches spatial reasoning.
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad Ultra, LeapPad2, Leapster Explorer, LeapsterGS
(2013)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Charming game models conflict resolution for young kids.
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)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Silly reading adventure focuses on early literacy skills.
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad Ultra, LeapPad2
(2013)
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age 7+
 
LEARNING
Entertaining collection of activities gets kids moving.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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age 10+
 
LEARNING
Cartoony learning adventure about ancient Mayan culture.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Compilation of family mini-games is mostly a bust.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
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age 10+
 
LEARNING
Zany, cartoonish mini-games with some mild bathroom humor.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
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age 9+
 
LEARNING
Simplistic obstacle course game is glitchy and boring.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun, family-friendly mini-games open the door to Wii U.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
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age 10+
 
LEARNING
Arena brawler with mini-games and crude, slapstick humor.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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age 6+
 
LEARNING
Mini-games based on collectible toys are marketing ploys.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Cute mini-games collection showcasing monsters' pets.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Relive this epic tale by putting your own face in the game.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Polished mini-game collection is good fun for younger kids.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Froggy friends help preschoolers learn the alphabet.
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad2, Leapster Explorer
(2012)
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age 12+
 
LEARNING
Decision-making sim shows that choices have shades of gray.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)

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