Game Reviews

age 13+
 
Funny, clever, socially inclusive dating simulation.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Great strategy game builds alien worlds; some safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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age 13+
 
LEARNING
Very challenging survival simulation has moderate violence.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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age 12+
 
LEARNING
Complex, realistic life simulator includes sexuality, death.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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age 15+
 
LEARNING
Dictator simulation imposes violence; lots of strategy.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, iPhone
(2014)
age 15+
 
LEARNING
Time-traveling expansion gives base game futuristic look.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
History adventure challenges kids to make difficult choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 15+
 
LEARNING
Western, horror, and superhero items in varied expansion.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
csm_game
age 15+
 
LEARNING
Mature immigration game forces tough ethical choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Not a nosedive, but this game still stalls over mediocrity.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
age 15+
 
LEARNING
Expansion pack adds underwater exploration, resort building.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Sim game challenges kids to build an eco-friendly city.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 15+
 
LEARNING
Expansion pack encourages outdoor activities all year long.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Econ becomes interesting when running interstellar company.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
age 15+
 
LEARNING
Latest expansion pack lets players create monsters.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
csm_game
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Fun, accessible cooking sim teaches international dishes.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
age 15+
 
Limited expansion offers new items that focus on romance.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
age 14+
 
Shark sim death match has relentless bloody attacks.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
csm_game
age 15+
 
Expansion adds fun, four-legged perspective to popular sim.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
age 14+
 
Add-on expands original game into treasure-hunting quests.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)

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