Game Reviews

Body and Brain Connection Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Mini-games make you think, get you active, and are fun, too.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster Game Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Engaging and funny interactive adventures are pure joy.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
Kinect Sesame Street TV Game Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Excellent example of educational interactive television.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
Kinect Nat Geo TV Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Nature-themed interactive TV software puts kids in the show.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
Zoo Tycoon Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Fantastic animal and business simulation, fun for all ages.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
Minecraft Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Sandbox-style game with open online play fosters creativity.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2011)
Crayon Physics Deluxe Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Innovative game combines physics puzzles and drawing.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2009)
Kodu Game Lab Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Innovative game creator is powerful but hard to learn.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
The Beatles: Rock Band Game Poster Image
age 14+
LEARNING
Amazing band simulator features the biggest group. Ever.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2009)
Portal 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Inventive and enjoyable spatial puzzler with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
Tropico 4 Game Poster Image
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age 15+
LEARNING
City building game offers tyrannical options.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
National Geographic Challenge Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Game show/board game is a blast -- but questions are tough!
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
Dance Central 3 Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Fun and active dancing game for groups, now with story mode.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
The Hip Hop Dance Experience Game Poster Image
age 15+
LEARNING
Fun, vigorous movement, with sexy lyrics and dance moves.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
Zumba Fitness Core Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Energetic dance fitness game with mildly suggestive lyrics.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii
(2012)
Mayan Mysteries Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Cartoony learning adventure about ancient Mayan culture.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
Quandary Game Poster Image
csm_game
age 12+
LEARNING
Decision-making sim shows that choices have shades of gray.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2012)
Geoguessr Game Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Addictive, globe-trotting guessing game gets kids thinking.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Storm Seekers Game Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
Sharp forecasting game shows how weather patterns work.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Argument Wars Game Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Quality courtroom sim uses real cases to teach argument.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2009)

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