Game Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun life simulator lets kids experiment with careers.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Great strategy game builds alien worlds; some safety issues.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Very challenging survival simulation has moderate violence.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Complex, realistic life simulator includes sexuality, death.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Editors' pick
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Sony's pet simulator mixes responsible dog ownership with memorable pet personalities and an adventure that breathes new life into the simulation genre.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Dictator simulation imposes violence; lots of strategy.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, iPhone
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Mickey meets Animal Crossing in fun, gentle life-simulator.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Time-traveling expansion gives base game futuristic look.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Simple but mostly fun pet-care simulator safe for kids.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Western, horror, and superhero items in varied expansion.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Expansion pack adds underwater exploration, resort building.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Sim game challenges kids to build an eco-friendly city.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Cross-platform building sim shines with real-world graphics.
csm_game
Platforms: Facebook, iPhone
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Build your own amusement park on Facebook with your friends.
csm_game
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Expansion pack encourages outdoor activities all year long.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Revived version of classic amusement park sim is still fun.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Econ becomes interesting when running interstellar company.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Latest expansion pack lets players create monsters.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This exciting Facebook game mixes hidden-animal puzzles with zoo-building simulation to teach kids about animals and conservation issues.
csm_game
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun sim game lets girls care for and train their own horse.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)

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