Game Reviews

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Thrilling, violent end to the StarCraft II strategy series.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Epic fantasy MMO expansion vastly improves gameplay, story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth - Rising Tide Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Oceanic expansion makes sci-fi world simulation even better.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Taken Charge Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 12+
LEARNING
Computer-skills adventure stalled by high difficulty, story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Windward Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 9+
LEARNING
Sandbox pirate game provides creative but repetitive play.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Gravity Ghost Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 8+
LEARNING
Beautiful puzzler explores life, death, and relationships.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
The Talos Principle Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Tech-focused sci-fi puzzler challenges, makes players think.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
Elegy for a Dead World Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Super creative storytelling game; some online safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Sneaky Sneaky Game Poster Image
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age 9+
LEARNING
Cute graphics lessen violence in puzzle-solving game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Tropico 5 Game Poster Image
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age 15+
LEARNING
Dictator simulation imposes violence; lots of strategy.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, iPhone
(2014)
The Blackwell Epiphany Game Poster Image
age 14+
LEARNING
Thought-provoking final chapter of ghostly retro adventure.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
The Migrant Trail Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Thought-provoking game tackles plight of Mexican migrants.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Broken Age Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Witty story with memorable characters and good message.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
The Banner Saga Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Great strategy game with rich fantasy mythology.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
The Sports Network 2 Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Play the role of a news producer in ESPN-like broadcast sim.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
SimCityEDU: Pollution Challenge! Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Environmental-issues sim teaches real-world solutions.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
Nancy Drew: The Silent Spy Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Fantastic mystery set in Scotland has terrorist theme.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
Mission US: A Cheyenne Odyssey Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
History adventure challenges kids to make difficult choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
Hotel Heat Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 11+
LEARNING
Keep hotel guests happy with heat transfer.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Gone Home Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 15+
LEARNING
Terrific narrative game tackles tough teen identity issues.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)

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