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)
Inside Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Puzzle-platformer with scary imagery rewards cleverness.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
In Between Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Puzzling, annoying look at life, loss from one man's eyes.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Lumo Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Mind-bending puzzler with distinct nostalgic flavor.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Life Goes On: Done to Death Game Poster Image
age 10+
Morbid, challenging, cartoony puzzle game has mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Samorost 3 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Exploration-heavy adventure game with tough puzzles.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Pony Island Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Clever, challenging puzzler disguised as game about ponies.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
Minecraft: Story Mode Game Poster Image
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)
Snail Bob 2 Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Clever cartoonish puzzle adventure perfect for families.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Back to Bed Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun, clever sleepwalking game has some nightmarish puzzles.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(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)
Tulpa Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Beautiful puzzle platformer challenges, easily frustrates.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
The Talos Principle Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Tech-focused sci-fi puzzler challenges, makes players think.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
The Marvellous Miss Take Game Poster Image
age 12+
Stylish stealth game demands patience, timing, and skill.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
The Vanishing of Ethan Carter Game Poster Image
age 15+
Well-done atmospheric game has some bloody moments.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
VTech InnoTab Software - I Spy Adventure Game Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Rhyming seek-and-find clues create clever logic puzzles.
Platforms: InnoTab 2
(2014)
Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Clever nonviolent puzzle crossover is fun, smart play.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
Hohokum Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Beautifully odd puzzle journey requires patience, tenacity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
The Swapper Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun, spooky, puzzle-based clone adventure set in space.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
Metrico Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Infographic puzzler has off-the-charts challenges.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)

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