Game Reviews

Railway Empire Game Poster Image
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age 8+
All aboard solid simulation of the rise of the rails.
Platforms: Linux, Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2020)
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Planet Zoo Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Deep, attractive, fun zoo sim has some tech issues.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
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Cities: Skylines - Snowfall Game Poster Image
age 10+
Winter conditions give city planners cold shoulder.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Zoo Tycoon: Ultimate Animal Collection Game Poster Image
age 10+
Revamped animal/business sim great for new audiences.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Birthdays the Beginning Game Poster Image
age 10+
Entertaining, simplified sim looks at the evolution of life.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2017)
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Cities: Skylines Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Daunting sim has steep learning curve but also creative fun.
Platforms: Linux, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Harvest Moon: Skytree Village Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fantasy farm sim is fun but has some tedious crop work.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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Sid Meier’s Civilization VI Game Poster Image
age 11+
Amazing world simulation can teach players about history.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Disney Art Academy Game Poster Image
age 8+
Art software teaches how to draw favorite Disney characters.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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Catlateral Damage Game Poster Image
age 6+
Mischief in cat simulator fun but becomes boring fast.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
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Fantasy Life Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun life simulator lets kids experiment with careers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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The Sims 4 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Complex, realistic life simulator includes sexuality, death.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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PlayStation Vita Pets Game Poster Image
age 4+
Excellent pet simulator combines animal care and adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
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Mission US: A Cheyenne Odyssey Game Poster Image
age 10+
History adventure challenges kids to make difficult choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Paws & Claws Pampered Pets Resort 3D Game Poster Image
age 7+
Simple but mostly fun pet-care simulator safe for kids.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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SimCity Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Exciting but technically flawed city-building simulation.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Funky Barn 3D Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Silly farm sim with wacky machines and uncommon controls.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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Puppies 3D Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Cute puppies and fun ways to play make this a good pet sim.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
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Petz Puppyz & Kittenz Game Poster Image
age 6+
Adopt a puppy and kitten together for twice the fun.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
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FarmVille Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Popular farming sim needs Facebook friends or cash to grow.
Platforms: Facebook
(2009)
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