Game Reviews

Prison Architect Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Deep prison simulation with violence, blood, sex, profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
Stardew Valley Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Absorbing farm simulation is fun; some confusing segments.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Catlateral Damage Game Poster Image
age 6+
Mischief in cat simulator fun but becomes boring fast.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Into the Stars Game Poster Image
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age 14+
LEARNING
Lead humanity through space in stat-heavy simulation.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
That Dragon, Cancer Game Poster Image
age 16+
Profoundly moving tale of parents and terminally ill son.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Punch Club Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Retro fighter is repetitive, confusing, and boring.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Panoramical Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Psychedelic mix of landscapes, music is quite memorable.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Pure Hold'em Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Realistic poker simulator brings casino feel to your home.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
Cosmonautica Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Space trading meets The Sims but hauls in repetitive play.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Kitty Powers' Matchmaker Game Poster Image
age 13+
Funny, clever, socially inclusive dating simulation.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Cities XXL Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Basic city builder won't keep attention of simulation pros.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Great strategy game builds alien worlds; some safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
The Long Dark Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Very challenging survival simulation has moderate violence.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
The Sims 4 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Complex, realistic life simulator includes sexuality, death.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(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)
The Sims 3: Into the Future Game Poster Image
age 15+
LEARNING
Time-traveling expansion gives base game futuristic look.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
Mission US: A Cheyenne Odyssey Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
History adventure challenges kids to make difficult choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
The Sims 3: Movie Stuff Game Poster Image
age 15+
LEARNING
Western, horror, and superhero items in varied expansion.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
Papers, Please Game Poster Image
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age 15+
LEARNING
Mature immigration game forces tough ethical choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
Sid Meier's Civilization V: Brave New World Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Brilliant expansion makes Civ V more edifying than ever.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)

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