Game Reviews

Unravel Game Poster Image
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age 9+
LEARNING
Poetic platformer with themes of family, friends, aging.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Infinifactory Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Tough engineering logic puzzler is mysterious and creepy.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Vertiginous Golf Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Colorful, quirky golf puzzler has dark story, iffy controls.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Autocraft Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
LEARNING
Creative vehicle builder a bit rough around the edges.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee -- New 'n' Tasty Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Smart, tough remake of classic, message-driven platformer.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
Scribblenauts Unmasked - A DC Comics Adventure Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
Sokobond Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 11+
LEARNING
Clever game elegantly fuses puzzles with chemistry.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Geoguessr Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 12+
LEARNING
Addictive, globe-trotting guessing game gets kids thinking.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Little Inferno Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Players burn possessions in dark, anti-consumerism puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Windows, Mac
(2012)
Quantum Conundrum Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Fun first-person puzzler combines physics with brainteasers.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
Splice Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun but tricky puzzler provides players little guidance.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
Portal 2 Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Inventive and enjoyable spatial puzzler with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
SpaceChem Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 15+
LEARNING
Extremely challenging puzzler best suited for older kids.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
Osmos Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Smart, pretty puzzler may get kids thinking about science.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2009)
Auditorium: The Online Experience Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Intriguing indie game combines music with puzzle-solving.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2009)
Crayon Physics Deluxe Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Innovative game combines physics puzzles and drawing.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2009)
World of Goo Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Brilliant physics-based puzzler turns player into engineer.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2008)
flOw Game Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
Beautifu, unique game about microorganism survival.
Platforms: Mac, PSP, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2006)