Game Reviews

Max: The Curse of Brotherhood Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Great imaginative puzzles mixed with uneven platforming.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360
(2013)
Peggle 2 Game Poster Image
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age 7+
LEARNING
Charming pinball-like puzzle game, now with 4-player mode.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2013)
Contrast Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Puzzle adventure with compelling themes, good conundrums.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
Angry Birds Star Wars Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
The birds are back with puzzle game spin-off for TVs.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Bridge Constructor Game Poster Image
age 12+
Uninspired building game gets old quickly.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(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)
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Short, cliched movie tie-in rips off Fruit Ninja gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(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)
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Game Poster Image
age 14+
LEARNING
Rebooted fantasy adventure MMOG with combat and mild blood.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows
(2013)
Sokobond Game Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
Clever game elegantly fuses puzzles with chemistry.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Moshi Monsters: Katsuma Unleashed Game Poster Image
age 8+
A fun, colorful game that doubles as an ad for a website.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
Fraxinus Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Facebook genetic puzzle game helps real-world science.
Platforms: Facebook
(2013)
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Emotional puzzler has great role models, some dark moments.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
(2013)
Fairy Tale Twist Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Fairy-tale-themed puzzle game favors strategy over speed.
Platforms: Facebook
(2013)
NatGeo: World of Secrets Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Kids explore, collect artifacts in hidden-object game.
Platforms: Facebook
(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)
Toki Tori 2 Game Poster Image
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age 9+
LEARNING
Puzzle game without any instructions could vex younger kids.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2013)
Pets vs Monsters Game Poster Image
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age 6+
LEARNING
Limited story, forced purchases hamper kid-friendly MMO.
Platforms: Facebook, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Ekoloko Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Kids learn environmental consciousness in this MMOG.
Platforms: Windows
(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)

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