Game Reviews

age 18+
 
Fun, edgy, occasionally frustrating adventure.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 13+
 
Stellar adventure game revisits the Land of the Dead.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2015)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Beautiful puzzler explores life, death, and relationships.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Tech-focused sci-fi puzzler challenges, makes players think.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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age 7+
 
LEARNING
Short but emotionally powerful story told without words.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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age 10+
 
Throwback arcade shooter fun but has weak story, visuals.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Cunning puzzler delivers beauty, challenge, and peace.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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age 18+
 
Face hard choices in brutal post-apocalyptic RPG adventure.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Charming, melodic, and genre-bending game for kids, adults.
Platforms: Facebook, PlayStation Vita, Windows, iPhone, iPod
(2014)
age 10+
 
Tower defense/RPG mashup has vague tutorials and interface.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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age 5+
 
LEARNING
Rich village simulation teaches core-standards math.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 11+
 
Traditional tower defense gets some engaging twists.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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age 12+
 
Eerie toddler adventure has mature themes, charged emotions.
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)
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age 10+
 
Programming adventure heavy on gimmick, light on combat.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Frustration-free hidden object adventure offers ample hints.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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age 13+
 
LEARNING
Witty story with memorable characters and good message.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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age 13+
 
LEARNING
City building game focuses on green communities.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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age 11+
 
LEARNING
Molecular puzzler is smart but a bit bland.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Play the role of a news producer in ESPN-like broadcast sim.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)

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