Game Reviews

age 12+
 
LEARNING
Gravity-powered astronomy game fun, teaches physics.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Diving game aims to teach but runs out of air.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
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age 13+
 
LEARNING
City building game focuses on green communities.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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age 11+
 
LEARNING
Molecular puzzler is smart but a bit bland.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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age 14+
 
LEARNING
Puzzler provides accessible entry into chemical equations.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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age 15+
 
LEARNING
Combat-heavy sci-fi war game with violence but no gore.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2013)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Virtual planetarium takes kids on a tour of the universe.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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age 11+
 
LEARNING
Sharp forecasting game shows how weather patterns work.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Hunger Games-like death match with mech shooters.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
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age 11+
 
LEARNING
Keep hotel guests happy with heat transfer.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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age 11+
 
LEARNING
Brief science sim lets kids play with a planet's properties.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fossil focused science game leaves too much hidden.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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)
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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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age 14+
 
LEARNING
Quirky multiplayer shooter has violence but no blood.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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age 18+
 
LEARNING
Gritty action game overflows with gore, sex, and profanity.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
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age 14+
 
LEARNING
Run 'n' gun in mechanized suit; primarily for existing fans.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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age 14+
 
LEARNING
Let lasers guide the way in researcher-created puzzler.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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age 11+
 
LEARNING
Fine physics puzzler doesn't stand out in crowded genre.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone, iPod
(2012)

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