Game Reviews

Hearts of Iron IV Game Poster Image
age 12+
Highly detailed, frustratingly complex look at WWII.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
Stellaris Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Deep, engaging space strategy has big challenge for players.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Total War: Warhammer Game Poster Image
age 14+
Difficult, violent, yet rewarding fantasy war simulation.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Plague Inc: Evolved Game Poster Image
age 12+
Spread a virus, kill the human race in this strategy game.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Mini Metro Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Mass transit simulator is simple, marvelous, hard to master.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Ironcast Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Steampunk strategy is challenging fun from start to end.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Warhammer: Arcane Magic Game Poster Image
age 11+
Not-so-magical combat card game is all show, no substance.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Overfall Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Deep, fun adventures, but story builder very complex.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
Superhot Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Surreal strategy, first-person shooter has mild violence.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Kingdom Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Use resources, strategy, skills to repel invading monsters.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Warhammer 40,000: Deathwatch - Tyranid Invasion Game Poster Image
age 14+
Violent turn-based space strategy splatters alien bugs.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth - Rising Tide Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Oceanic expansion makes sci-fi world simulation even better.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Black Closet Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Engaging social strategy game gently addresses adult themes.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Skyshine's Bedlam Game Poster Image
age 13+
Postapocalptic strategy is violent, punishingly difficult.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Big Pharma Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Dense, hard simulation skewers the health care industry.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Card Hunter Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Cross-genre tactics game has Dungeons & Dragons charm.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Invisible, Inc. Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Tense, high-stakes spy thriller tests player skills.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Shadowrun Chronicles: Boston Lockdown Game Poster Image
age 17+
Fun sci-fi tactical game feels streamlined, gets repetitive.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Age of Wonders 3: Eternal Lords Game Poster Image
age 13+
Spooky addition extends life of complex strategy game.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Sid Meier's Starships Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Accessible, action-heavy space strategy with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)

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