Game Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Tech-focused sci-fi puzzler challenges, makes players think.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Super creative storytelling game; some online safety issues.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Terrific game builder lets kids explore their imaginations.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Thought-provoking game tackles plight of Mexican migrants.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
City building game focuses on green communities.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Play the role of a news producer in ESPN-like broadcast sim.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Plant-shop sim slyly gets kids to learn and apply genetics.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This Nancy Drew mystery is a high point in a series that's already full of fantastic titles. It's got it all: a great story, challenging puzzles, and a terrific setting.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Sharp forecasting game shows how weather patterns work.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Mature immigration game forces tough ethical choices.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fabulous Agatha Christie-style mystery for teens and up.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Train dragons, learn science in top-notch MMO for kids.
csm_game
Platforms: Facebook, Google+, Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Great haunted house mystery with challenging puzzles.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Addictive, globe-trotting guessing game gets kids thinking.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Deep science game teaches cell functionality via immersion.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
With minimal physical character detail, this game is able to weave a deep and meaningful tale about friendship.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
"Stellar" sci-fi strategy expansion wows fans of the series.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Exciting but technically flawed city-building simulation.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Charming game models conflict resolution for young kids.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)

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