Game Reviews

SimCityEDU: Pollution Challenge! Game Poster Image
age 11+
Environmental-issues sim teaches real-world solutions.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
WorldWide Telescope Game Poster Image
age 13+
Virtual planetarium takes kids on a tour of the universe.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2013)
Social Studies Quiz Game Show Game Poster Image
age 9+
Jeopardy-style trivia drills social studies facts.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
Storm Seekers Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Sharp forecasting game shows how weather patterns work.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Hotel Heat Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Keep hotel guests happy with heat transfer.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Planet Mechanic Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Brief science sim lets kids play with a planet's properties.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Fossil Forensics Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fossil-based game spurs evolution conversations, questions.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Lost Planet 3 Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Mediocre sci-fi shooter doesn't do much for the series.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
CodeSpells Game Poster Image
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age 12+
In-development programming game can frustrate or fascinate.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
Fuse Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Social co-op shooter has bloody, gory violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
Groove Nation Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Financial literacy sim great for concepts, but average fun.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
Backyard Engineers Game Poster Image
age 10+
Catapult-based physics with repetitive play, comic violence.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Cell Command Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Deep science game teaches cell functionality via immersion.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Star Trek Game Poster Image
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age 14+
So-so sci-fi shooter based on rebooted movie series.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2013)
Cool School: Where Peace Rules Game Poster Image
age 5+
Charming game models conflict resolution for young kids.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
The Underground Railroad: In the Ohio River Valley Game Poster Image
age 9+
Student-made game depicts dangers faced by escaping slaves.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
Mayan Mysteries Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Cartoony learning adventure about ancient Mayan culture.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
Quandary Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Decision-making sim shows that choices have shades of gray.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Game Poster Image
age 14+
Intense and frenetic combat game for fans of this brand.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
Spec Ops: The Line Game Poster Image
age 18+
Gory military shooter tackles difficult questions about war.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)

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