Game Reviews

csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Role-playing tale explores family, but weak plot falls flat.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Role-play with some fantasy violence demands much time.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Early math game limited by age requirements, ads, lag.
Platforms: Facebook
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Beautiful puzzler explores life, death, and relationships.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Mermaid math is cute and fun but not magical.
Platforms: LeapPad Ultra, LeapPad2, LeapsterGS
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Remake of fun all-ages RPG has some online safety concerns.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Learning adventure has Turtles, math, vocab but no focus.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2014)
csm_game
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Choices come with consequences in pensive, story-driven RPG.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Rich village simulation teaches core-standards math.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 15+
 
LEARNING
Bloody co-op indie RPG is ambitious, raises tough questions.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Defeat enemies with your newly learned programming skills.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Original, accessible, fun RPG stars lots of strong females.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Classic RPG bundle hasn’t aged a bit; great value for teens.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
csm_game
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Molecular puzzler is smart but a bit bland.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Magical "old school" adventure has heady puzzles and combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
csm_game
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Puzzler provides accessible entry into chemical equations.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Feel-good flight training with real-world skills.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2013)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Virtual planetarium takes kids on a tour of the universe.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Jeopardy-style trivia drills social studies facts.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Keep hotel guests happy with heat transfer.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)

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