Game Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun life simulator lets kids experiment with careers.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Complex, realistic life simulator includes sexuality, death.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(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
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Simple but mostly fun pet-care simulator safe for kids.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Mature immigration game forces tough ethical choices.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Not a nosedive, but this game still stalls over mediocrity.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Expansion pack adds underwater exploration, resort building.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Exciting but technically flawed city-building simulation.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Empowering sim explores women's issues and activism.
csm_game
Platforms: Facebook
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Let your Sims relive earlier eras with this decent add-on.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Expansion pack encourages outdoor activities all year long.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Cute, open-ended farming series adds more customization.
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)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Silly farm sim with wacky machines and uncommon controls.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Mature but lighthearted life sim with new social features.
csm_game
Platforms: Facebook
(2011)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Managing the farm makes financial literacy fun.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Popular farming sim needs Facebook friends or cash to grow.
csm_game
Platforms: Facebook
(2009)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Accessible building sim both challenging and fun.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Wacky fairytale biz sim lets kids conjure riches.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2007)