Game Reviews

The Talos Principle Game Poster Image
age 10+
Tech-focused sci-fi puzzler challenges, makes players think.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
Tropico 5 Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Dictator simulation imposes violence; lots of strategy.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, iPhone
(2014)
Hidden Expedition Smithsonian: Hope Diamond Game Poster Image
age 10+
Frustration-free hidden object adventure offers ample hints.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
Enercities Game Poster Image
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age 13+
City building game focuses on green communities.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Crazy Plant Shop Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Plant-shop sim slyly gets kids to learn and apply genetics.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Gone Home Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Terrific narrative game tackles tough teen identity issues.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Geoguessr Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Addictive, globe-trotting guessing game gets kids thinking.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Mayan Mysteries Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Cartoony learning adventure about ancient Mayan culture.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
Quandary Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Decision-making sim shows that choices have shades of gray.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
Immigration Nation Game Poster Image
age 11+
Fast-paced matching game helps kids understand immigration.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2011)
Branches of Power Game Poster Image
age 11+
Creative simulation teaches kids the legislative process.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2010)
Executive Command Game Poster Image
age 11+
Quick, feel-good tour of the presidency.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2010)
Play Catan Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Digital remake of brilliant board game best for Catan vets.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
Argument Wars Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Quality courtroom sim uses real cases to teach argument.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2009)