Game Reviews

csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Quirky, funny 4X fantasy strategy game with some violence.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Cross-genre tactics game has Dungeons & Dragons charm.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Violent sci-fi tactical strategy game poses great challenge.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 15+
 
Innovative but tough, bloody action game falls short.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Mystery adaptation tests deductive skills but is too brief.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Epic game of tactics that spans (and spawns) generations.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Tense, high-stakes spy thriller tests player skills.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 18+
 
Chess gets gruesomely gory ... in space.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 17+
 
Fun sci-fi tactical game feels streamlined, gets repetitive.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 13+
 
Spooky addition extends life of complex strategy game.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Accessible, action-heavy space strategy with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Cutesy but difficult pixelated take on prison escapes.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 16+
 
Hard, bloody fantasy RPG encourages strategic thinking.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Retro graphics hide a deceptively challenging, fun game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Terrific strategic tower defense game has mild violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 13+
 
Violent hack-'n'-slash remake limited by shallow gameplay.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
age 13+
 
Strategy game is hard to learn but very rewarding to play.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
City building gets a new lease on life on a distant planet.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 9+
 
Simple, boring 2-D space conquest weak on heroes, visuals.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 12+
 
Sly strategy game puts a twist on tower-defense formula.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2014)

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