Game Reviews

Stardew Valley Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Absorbing farm simulation is fun; some confusing segments.
Platforms: 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)
Panoramical Game Poster Image
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age 6+
Psychedelic mix of landscapes, music is quite memorable.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Cosmonautica Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Space trading meets The Sims but hauls in repetitive play.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Fantasy Life Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Fun life simulator lets kids experiment with careers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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)
Mission US: A Cheyenne Odyssey Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
History adventure challenges kids to make difficult choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
Let's Ride: Best in Breed 3D Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Simple horse sim good for younger fans.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
SimCity Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Exciting but technically flawed city-building simulation.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
Harvest Moon 3D: A New Beginning Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Cute, open-ended farming series adds more customization.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Gazillionaire! Game Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Econ becomes interesting when running interstellar company.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
Universe Sandbox Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Space sandbox turns our solar system into a playground.
Platforms: Windows
(2012)
Funky Barn 3D Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Silly farm sim with wacky machines and uncommon controls.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Horses 3D Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Fun sim game lets girls care for and train their own horse.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
Kerbal Space Program Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Rocket-building sim helps determined kids reach the stars.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2011)
FarmVille Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Popular farming sim needs Facebook friends or cash to grow.
Platforms: Facebook
(2009)