Game Reviews

csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Complex, realistic life simulator includes sexuality, death.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Rich village simulation teaches core-standards math.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Terrifyingly spooky indie game delivers blood-free horror.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Inventive and enjoyable spatial puzzler with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Sandbox-style game with open online play fosters creativity.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Exciting-yet-educational games in safe, social world.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
age 16+
 
Add-on pack skews older with nightlife and hook-ups.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Exceptional strategy sequel with some mature themes.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Phenomenal game with action too intense for younger kids.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Windows, Mac
(2010)
csm_game
age 15+
 
Mature life sim with more personality than ever.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac
(2009)
csm_game
age 10+
 
Beautiful MMORPG lets kids have fun safely.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2009)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Reality-based quests let kids contribute real-world help.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2009)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Online math game adjusts in difficulty as you play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2009)
age 13+
 
It could have been a great, but it doesn't seem finished.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows, Mac
(2009)
age 16+
 
Expansion lets long-time WOW enthusiasts explore dark side.
Platforms: Windows, Mac, PlayStation 2
(2008)
csm_game
age 8+
 
Eco-focused MMO in which kids' in-game actions do real good.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2008)
csm_game
age 18+
 
A violent but graphically superior shooter.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Windows, Mac, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Nintendo 64
(2008)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Brilliant physics-based puzzler turns player into engineer.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2008)
csm_game
age 11+
 
LEARNING
This exceptional evolution sim is a masterpiece.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2008)
age 10+
 
Become a pirate and join Jack Sparrow in a MMORPG.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2007)

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