Game Reviews

Offworld Trading Company Game Poster Image
age 12+
Commerce trumps combat in unique strategy game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
1979 Revolution: Black Friday Game Poster Image
age 15+
Tense, captivating, violent, personal recreation of history.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Game Poster Image
age 12+
Thrilling, violent end to the StarCraft II strategy series.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns Game Poster Image
age 12+
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+
Oceanic expansion makes sci-fi world simulation even better.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Sid Meier's Starships Game Poster Image
age 10+
Accessible, action-heavy space strategy with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
The Talos Principle Game Poster Image
age 10+
Tech-focused sci-fi puzzler challenges, makes players think.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
This War of Mine Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Violent, bleak survival game has new look at horrors of war.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Game Poster Image
age 11+
Great strategy game builds alien worlds; some safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
The Sims 4 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Complex, realistic life simulator includes sexuality, death.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
The Last Tinker: City of Colors Game Poster Image
age 8+
Provocative third-person adventure fights bigotry, hatred.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
Unrest Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Choices come with consequences in pensive, story-driven RPG.
Platforms: 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)
Stick It to the Man Game Poster Image
age 13+
Funny, bizarre adventure appeals to teen cynics and beyond.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2014)
The Migrant Trail Game Poster Image
age 11+
Thought-provoking game tackles plight of Mexican migrants.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(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)
SimCityEDU: Pollution Challenge! Game Poster Image
age 11+
Environmental-issues sim teaches real-world solutions.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
Social Studies Quiz Game Show Game Poster Image
age 9+
Jeopardy-style trivia drills social studies facts.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)

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