Game Reviews

age 16+
Profoundly moving tale of parents and terminally ill son.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
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age 13+
Retro fighter is repetitive, confusing, and boring.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
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age 6+
Psychedelic mix of landscapes, music is quite memorable.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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age 18+
Realistic poker simulator brings casino feel to your home.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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age 13+
Space trading meets The Sims but hauls in repetitive play.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 13+
Funny, clever, socially inclusive dating simulation.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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age 10+
LEARNING
Farming simulation game inspires creativity, reduces tedium.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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age 10+
LEARNING
Roller coaster sim has thrills; controls full of bumps.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 13+
Not much bang for the buck, but still unique flight combat.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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age 8+
Basic city builder won't keep attention of simulation pros.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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age 10+
LEARNING
Fun life simulator lets kids experiment with careers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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)
age 8+
LEARNING
Gardening sim is cute but doesn't dig deep enough.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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age 8+
Quirky sim engages kids in a virtual doll soap opera.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
age 4+
LEARNING
Excellent pet simulator combines animal care and adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(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 6+
LEARNING
Mickey meets Animal Crossing in fun, gentle life-simulator.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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age 10+
LEARNING
Fantastic animal and business simulation, fun for all ages.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)

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