Game Reviews

age 13+
 
Funny, clever, socially inclusive dating simulation.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun life simulator lets kids experiment with careers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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age 12+
 
LEARNING
Complex, realistic life simulator includes sexuality, death.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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age 8+
 
Quirky sim engages kids in a virtual doll soap opera.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Mickey meets Animal Crossing in fun, gentle life-simulator.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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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 13+
 
LEARNING
Empowering sim explores women's issues and activism.
Platforms: Facebook
(2013)
age 15+
 
LEARNING
Let your Sims relive earlier eras with this decent add-on.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Cute, open-ended farming series adds more customization.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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age 13+
 
LEARNING
Sim emphasizes positive social interactions and happiness.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun sim game lets girls care for and train their own horse.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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age 6+
 
Cute puppies and fun ways to play make this a good pet sim.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
age 6+
 
Adopt a puppy and kitten together for twice the fun.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)