Game Reviews

csm_game
age 9+
LEARNING
Poetic platformer with themes of family, friends, aging.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
csm_game
age 11+
LEARNING
Brilliant puzzle game is challenging but deeply rewarding.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
csm_game
age 12+
Clever, challenging puzzler disguised as game about ponies.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
age 13+
Game expansion with sci-fi violence has great storytelling.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 12+
LEARNING
Epic fantasy MMO expansion vastly improves gameplay, story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
Famous blocky adventure has a generic story to tell.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One, iPhone
(2015)
csm_game
age 6+
Clever cartoonish puzzle adventure perfect for families.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 14+
Clever puzzler entertains, shocks with combined elements.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 16+
Adventure about making people happy is very confusing.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 12+
World-building puzzler ruined by frustrating, childish gods.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 10+
Angry Birds style puzzle platformer with violent tendencies.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 14+
Quirky postapocalyptic adventure is both fun, confusing.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
Driving puzzler revs bone-crunching racetracks, challenge.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 12+
LEARNING
Physics puzzler has great female hero but feels incomplete.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 9+
Fun puzzle game has dark, slightly gory play.
Platforms: Windows, iPhone
(2015)
age 12+
LEARNING
Strategic naval war game promotes teamwork, competition.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
Bridge-building sim fun; challenge puts it on shaky ground.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Tough engineering logic puzzler is mysterious and creepy.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 13+
Accessible, fun multiplayer battler emphasizes pay-to-play.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 14+
LEARNING
Violent survival MMO tests skills against humans, dinos.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)

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