Game Reviews

BoxBoxBoy! Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
No cutting corners in this simple, addictive puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
The Witness Game Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
Brilliant puzzle game is challenging but deeply rewarding.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Cute, accessible home-design sim in popular series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Traverser Game Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Physics puzzler has great female hero but feels incomplete.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
World of Warships Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Strategic naval war game promotes teamwork, competition.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Infinifactory Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Tough engineering logic puzzler is mysterious and creepy.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Ark: Survival Evolved Game Poster Image
age 14+
LEARNING
Violent survival MMO tests skills against humans, dinos.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
Vertiginous Golf Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Colorful, quirky golf puzzler has dark story, iffy controls.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Sym Game Poster Image
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Sym
age 10+
LEARNING
Clever puzzler addresses social anxiety disorder.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Safe but mediocre puzzler maintains the series' status quo.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
The Talos Principle Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Tech-focused sci-fi puzzler challenges, makes players think.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
TRI: Of Friendship and Madness Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Cunning puzzler delivers beauty, challenge, and peace.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
Pushmo World Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Puzzle series' Wii U debut delivers great mind-benders.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
Max: The Curse of Brotherhood Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Great imaginative puzzles mixed with uneven platforming.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360
(2013)
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)
Cut the Rope Game Poster Image
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age 6+
LEARNING
Addicting puzzle game offers a fun challenge.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
School of Dragons Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Train dragons, learn science in top-notch MMO for kids.
Platforms: Facebook, Google+, Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2013)
Mario and Donkey Kong Minis on the Move Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Kids don thinking caps to play and create puzzles.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Crashmo Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Fun, cheap puzzle game promotes logic and puzzle creation.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Scribblenauts Unlimited Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Vocabulary-exercise puzzler is an imaginative treat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2012)

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