Game Reviews

csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Plant-shop sim slyly gets kids to learn and apply genetics.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun, augmented-reality edutainment filled with cool facts.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
csm_game
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Political events play out in one-sided, provocative game.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Colorful platformer featuring collectible doll characters.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Free county sim teaches civics via wacky citizen requests.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Short, fun game has kids practicing fractions and symmetry.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun, low-budget, educational gumshoeing adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Great girl-power messages, lots of variety and fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Simple but charming game for girls lets them play reporter.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
In-depth fashion game is also a good business simulation.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
An intriguing mystery facilitates in-depth bird watching
Platforms: Windows
(2007)