Game Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Sandbox-style game with open online play fosters creativity.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Physics? Child's play! Watch your drawings gain weight and mass, creating puzzles that teach the principles of physics.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2009)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Cartoony learning adventure about ancient Mayan culture.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Decision-making sim shows that choices have shades of gray.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Rocket-building sim helps determined kids reach the stars.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2011)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Addictive, globe-trotting guessing game gets kids thinking.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Sharp forecasting game shows how weather patterns work.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Quality courtroom sim uses real cases to teach argument.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2009)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Deep science game teaches cell functionality via immersion.
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)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Play the role of a news producer in ESPN-like broadcast sim.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
City building game focuses on green communities.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Tech-focused sci-fi puzzler challenges, makes players think.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Dramatic and affecting puzzler about alcoholism and abuse.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Creative simulation teaches kids the legislative process.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2010)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Quick, feel-good tour of the presidency.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac, Linux
(2010)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fast-paced matching game helps kids understand immigration.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2011)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Terrific narrative game tackles tough teen identity issues.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Brief science sim lets kids play with a planet's properties.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Catapult-creation game encourages physics experimentation.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)

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