Game Reviews

age 12+
 
LEARNING
Gravity-powered astronomy game fun, teaches physics.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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age 13+
 
LEARNING
Early math game limited by age requirements, ads, lag.
Platforms: Facebook
(2015)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Learning adventure has Turtles, math, vocab but no focus.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2014)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Mild confusion of facts, fiction won't sink ocean adventure.
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad Ultra, LeapPad2, LeapsterGS
(2014)
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age 5+
 
LEARNING
Rich village simulation teaches core-standards math.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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age 14+
 
LEARNING
Defeat enemies with your newly learned programming skills.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Spelling, word mysteries very fun, but fluffy plot.
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad Learning System, LeapPad Ultra, LeapPad2, Leapster Explorer, LeapsterGS
(2014)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Logic game provides simple yet limited intro to programming.
Platforms: LeapPad Ultra
(2014)
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Comedic, cartoonish shooter should be OK for younger teens.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(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)
csm_game
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Molecular puzzler is smart but a bit bland.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Play the role of a news producer in ESPN-like broadcast sim.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Uninspired fantasy game filled with fiery dragon battles.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2013)
csm_game
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Puzzler provides accessible entry into chemical equations.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 15+
 
LEARNING
Combat-heavy sci-fi war game with violence but no gore.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, 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 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)

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