Game Reviews

age 11+
LEARNING
Earth's Mightiest Heroes assemble for fun action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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age 12+
LEARNING
Challenging, complex survival dice game is hard but fun.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
age 12+
LEARNING
Strategic naval war game promotes teamwork, competition.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 14+
LEARNING
Violent survival MMO tests skills against humans, dinos.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 14+
LEARNING
Epic game of tactics that spans (and spawns) generations.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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Sym
age 10+
LEARNING
Clever puzzler addresses social anxiety disorder.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
LEARNING
Well-tuned adventure has charming characters and fun combat.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 14+
LEARNING
Violent, bleak survival game has new look at horrors of war.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 7+
LEARNING
Short but emotionally powerful story told without words.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Family-friendly soccer sim with advanced graphics, physics.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 12+
LEARNING
Complex, realistic life simulator includes sexuality, death.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 8+
LEARNING
Provocative third-person adventure fights bigotry, hatred.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
age 13+
LEARNING
Smart, tough remake of classic, message-driven platformer.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Choices come with consequences in pensive, story-driven RPG.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 5+
LEARNING
Rich village simulation teaches core-standards math.
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 11+
LEARNING
Thought-provoking game tackles plight of Mexican migrants.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Great strategy game with rich fantasy mythology.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Plant-shop sim slyly gets kids to learn and apply genetics.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 11+
LEARNING
Environmental-issues sim teaches real-world solutions.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)

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