Game Reviews

AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Great strategy game builds alien worlds; some safety issues.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Very challenging survival simulation has moderate violence.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Molecular puzzler is smart but a bit bland.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Puzzler provides accessible entry into chemical equations.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Virtual planetarium takes kids on a tour of the universe.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
The birds are back with puzzle game spin-off for TVs.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Brief science sim lets kids play with a planet's properties.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Clever game elegantly fuses puzzles with chemistry.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Facebook genetic puzzle game helps real-world science.
csm_game
Platforms: Facebook
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun and colorful strategy/puzzle game is a Wii U must-have.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Kids learn environmental consciousness in this MMOG.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Learning game based on movie has archery target shooting.
csm_game
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2012)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Battle the evil Dr. Doof with math, science, and technology.
csm_game
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, Leapster Explorer
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Tough, fresh strategy game is like Civilization in space.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Inventive puzzles about changing physics provide delightful brainteasers.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This exciting Facebook game mixes hidden-animal puzzles with zoo-building simulation to teach kids about animals and conservation issues.
csm_game
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Given the time required and the positive learning benefit this game offers, this free science game is a no brainer.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Smart, pretty puzzler may get kids thinking about science.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2009)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Beautifu, unique game about microorganism survival.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, PSP, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2006)