Game Reviews

FRU Game Poster Image
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FRU
age 8+
LEARNING
Kinect puzzler puts both brains and bodies to the test.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2016)
Fantasy Life Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Fun life simulator lets kids experiment with careers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
Tropico 5 Game Poster Image
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age 15+
LEARNING
Dictator simulation imposes violence; lots of strategy.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, iPhone
(2014)
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)
Zoo Tycoon Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Fantastic animal and business simulation, fun for all ages.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(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)
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)
Fantasy Garden Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Ho-hum sim tempts players to pay, friend strangers.
Platforms: Facebook
(2013)
GodZ Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Empire-building sim includes religious human sacrifice.
Platforms: Facebook
(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)
Disney Planes Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Not a nosedive, but this game still stalls over mediocrity.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
NatGeo: World of Secrets Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Kids explore, collect artifacts in hidden-object game.
Platforms: Facebook
(2013)
Thomas Was Alone Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Fun platformer with a lovely story about friendship.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2013)
SimCity Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Exciting but technically flawed city-building simulation.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
Half the Sky Movement: The Game Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Empowering sim explores women's issues and activism.
Platforms: Facebook
(2013)
Megapolis Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Cross-platform building sim shines with real-world graphics.
Platforms: Facebook, iPhone
(2012)
CoasterVille Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Build your own amusement park on Facebook with your friends.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
The Wizard of Oz Facebook Game Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Film-based 3D building sim encourages Facebook friending.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
Gazillionaire! Game Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Econ becomes interesting when running interstellar company.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)

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