Game Reviews

csm_game
age 10+
Throwback arcade shooter fun but has weak story, visuals.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 3+
LEARNING
Mild confusion of facts, fiction won't sink ocean adventure.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2014)
csm_game
age 16+
Repetitive gore-fest is heavy on action, light on all else.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 5+
LEARNING
Rich village simulation teaches core-standards math.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
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: LeapFrog games, LeapPad Learning System
(2014)
age 18+
Exceptionally dark and violent war game is joyless, brief.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 5+
LEARNING
Logic game provides simple yet limited intro to programming.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(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)
age 18+
Violent action in phenomenal, emotional tale of two girls.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2014)
age 3+
LEARNING
Big red dog's reading game light on activities.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2014)
age 13+
LEARNING
So-so top-down sci-fi shooter has constant gun battles.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
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)

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