Game Reviews

Samorost 3 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Exploration-heavy adventure game with tough puzzles.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Infinifactory Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Tough engineering logic puzzler is mysterious and creepy.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Orbitalis Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Challenging retro space puzzler tests skills, patience.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Starseed Pilgrim Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Coy puzzler will wrinkle your brain and curiosity.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Grapple Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Engaging space-hopping platformer with low replay value.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Shiftlings Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Solid puzzler hampered by sophmoric humor, bad controls.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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)
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)
Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee -- New 'n' Tasty Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Smart, tough remake of classic, message-driven platformer.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
The Fall Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
AI-centric puzzler with dark atmosphere, some violence.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2014)
Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Fun puzzler with challenging conundrums, super role models.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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)
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)
Scribblenauts Unlimited Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Vocabulary-exercise puzzler is an imaginative treat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2012)
Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Superb puzzler is a smart treat for kids and their parents.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Stacking Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Brilliant, thoughtful puzzler has a little violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
SpaceChem Game Poster Image
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age 15+
LEARNING
Extremely challenging puzzler best suited for older kids.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)