Game Reviews

age 10+
LEARNING
Tech-focused sci-fi puzzler challenges, makes players think.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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age 15+
LEARNING
Dictator simulation imposes violence; lots of strategy.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, iPhone
(2014)
age 10+
LEARNING
Frustration-free hidden object adventure offers ample hints.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
City building game focuses on green communities.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Plant-shop sim slyly gets kids to learn and apply genetics.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 15+
LEARNING
Terrific narrative game tackles tough teen identity issues.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 13+
LEARNING
Kids explore, collect artifacts in hidden-object game.
Platforms: Facebook
(2013)
csm_game
age 12+
LEARNING
Addictive, globe-trotting guessing game gets kids thinking.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 13+
LEARNING
Empowering sim explores women's issues and activism.
Platforms: Facebook
(2013)
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Cross-platform building sim shines with real-world graphics.
Platforms: Facebook, iPhone
(2012)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Cartoony learning adventure about ancient Mayan culture.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
age 13+
LEARNING
Film-based 3D building sim encourages Facebook friending.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
csm_game
age 12+
LEARNING
Decision-making sim shows that choices have shades of gray.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
age 13+
LEARNING
Hidden object game puts wacky spin on classic novels.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
age 15+
LEARNING
Irreverent trivia game brand comes to Facebook.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
age 13+
LEARNING
Social game has positive habitat conservation message.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
age 13+
LEARNING
Movie/book spin-off emphasizes survival and building.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
age 11+
LEARNING
Fast-paced matching game helps kids understand immigration.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2011)
csm_game
age 15+
LEARNING
Mature but lighthearted life sim with new social features.
Platforms: Facebook
(2011)
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Facebook sim promotes friending strangers and paying.
Platforms: Facebook
(2010)

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