Game Reviews

Fire Emblem Fates Game Poster Image
age 13+
Branching turn-based strategy game with moderate violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
The Political Machine 2016 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Easy-to-play, fun-to-learn presidential campaign sim.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Tharsis Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Challenging, complex survival dice game is hard but fun.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth - Rising Tide Game Poster Image
age 11+
Oceanic expansion makes sci-fi world simulation even better.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Might & Magic Heroes VII Game Poster Image
age 13+
Sprawling strategy game with frequent fantasy violence.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Sorcerer King Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Quirky, funny 4X fantasy strategy game with some violence.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Card Hunter Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Cross-genre tactics game has Dungeons & Dragons charm.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Massive Chalice Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Epic game of tactics that spans (and spawns) generations.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
Code Name S.T.E.A.M. Game Poster Image
age 13+
Unusual but fun turn-based strategy game with mild violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
Sid Meier's Starships Game Poster Image
age 10+
Accessible, action-heavy space strategy with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Monopoly Family Fun Pack Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun version of the iconic board game -- with extra modes.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2014)
Defense Grid 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Terrific strategic tower defense game has mild violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
My Singing Monsters Game Poster Image
age 6+
Charming, melodic, and genre-bending game for kids, adults.
Platforms: Facebook, PlayStation Vita, Windows, iPhone, iPod
(2014)
Squids Odyssey Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Strange but fun game mixes aquatic tactics and role-playing.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
Space Run Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Tower-defense game has refreshing strategy elements.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Game Poster Image
age 10+
Compelling mix of popular online world and card gameplay.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2014)
The Banner Saga Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Great strategy game with rich fantasy mythology.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
XCOM: Enemy Within Game Poster Image
age 18+
Expansion to a violent and mature strategy sci-fi game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
Mech Mice Tactics Game Poster Image
age 12+
Fun fantasy strategy game for kids is combat-heavy.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
Total War: Rome II Game Poster Image
age 14+
Compelling war strategy game combines brains with brawn.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)

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