Game Reviews

NumberShire Game Poster Image
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age 5+
LEARNING
Rich village simulation teaches core-standards math.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
Enercities Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
City building game focuses on green communities.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Molecubes Game Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
Molecular puzzler is smart but a bit bland.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
The Sports Network 2 Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Play the role of a news producer in ESPN-like broadcast sim.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Storm Seekers Game Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
Sharp forecasting game shows how weather patterns work.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Hotel Heat Game Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
Keep hotel guests happy with heat transfer.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Planet Mechanic Game Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
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+
LEARNING
Fossil-based game spurs evolution conversations, questions.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Backyard Engineers Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Catapult-based physics with repetitive play, comic violence.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Cell Command Game Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
Deep science game teaches cell functionality via immersion.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Mayan Mysteries Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Cartoony learning adventure about ancient Mayan culture.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
Quandary Game Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Decision-making sim shows that choices have shades of gray.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
Immigration Nation Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Fast-paced matching game helps kids understand immigration.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2011)
My Amusement Park Game Poster Image
age 6+
Theme park sim with loads of hidden educational content.
Platforms: Leapster 2, Leapster
(2010)
Wolverine and the X-Men (Leapster) Game Poster Image
age 7+
Good educational content lost in scary, violent imagery.
Platforms: Leapster 2, Leapster
(2010)
Branches of Power Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Creative simulation teaches kids the legislative process.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2010)
Executive Command Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Quick, feel-good tour of the presidency.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2010)
Up (Leapster) Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Educational, but biting dogs may bother youngest players.
Platforms: Leapster 2, Leapster
(2009)
Ni Hao, Kai-Lan: Beach Day Game Poster Image
age 4+
Colorful fun for the very young, with positive lessons.
Platforms: Leapster
(2009)
Disney Fairies (Leapster) Game Poster Image
age 5+
Fun, friendly math learning experience for young girls.
Platforms: Leapster 2, Leapster
(2009)

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