Game Reviews

csm_game
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Defeat enemies with your newly learned programming skills.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Thought-provoking game tackles plight of Mexican migrants.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Charming game models conflict resolution for young kids.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Student-made game depicts dangers faced by escaping slaves.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Riveting sim where your choices decide fate of teen slave.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
csm_game
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Fine physics puzzler doesn't stand out in crowded genre.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone, iPod
(2012)
csm_game
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Math-based adventures well-suited to preschoolers.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
age 3+
 
LEARNING
Good pet sim with lots of Nick characters.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Engaging and funny interactive adventures are pure joy.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Legislative sim in the iCivics series lacks engagement.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Innovative game creator is powerful but hard to learn.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Online learning game set in a big open world is a cut above.
Platforms: Windows
(2009)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Quality courtroom sim uses real cases to teach argument.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2009)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Natural disasters become less scary in sim games.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2007)