Game Reviews

The Sims 3: Supernatural Game Poster Image
age 15+
LEARNING
Latest expansion pack lets players create monsters.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
Papo & Yo Game Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
Dramatic and affecting puzzler about alcoholism and abuse.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
Sid Meier's Civilization V: Gods & Kings Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Fab expansion to historical sim adds religion to the mix.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
Splice Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Fun but tricky puzzler provides players little guidance.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
Star Stable Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Girls can ride, care for horses; game missing many features.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
The Dream Machine Game Poster Image
age 15+
Spooky adventure take on dreams but has technical issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
Nancy Drew: Tomb of the Lost Queen Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Fab mystery lets you explore ancient Egyptian ruins.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
Counties Work Game Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Free county sim teaches civics via wacky citizen requests.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
Botanicula Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Beautiful, imaginative adventure is a treat for eyes, ears.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
Dear Esther Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Poetic experience is less a game than an interactive story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
TheBlu Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Ocean explorer looks great but bores quickly.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
The Sims 3: Master Suite Stuff Game Poster Image
age 15+
Limited expansion offers new items that focus on romance.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
Mission US: Flight to Freedom Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Riveting sim where your choices decide fate of teen slave.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
Quantum Spectre Game Poster Image
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age 14+
LEARNING
Let lasers guide the way in researcher-created puzzler.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
Impulse Game Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
Fine physics puzzler doesn't stand out in crowded genre.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, iPhone, iPod
(2012)
Trine 2 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
Gorgeous sidescroller with some violence, tough platforming.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Windows, Mac
(2011)
Battlestar Galactica Online Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
TV-based sci-fi combat MMO is about blasting spaceships.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
Immigration Nation Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Fast-paced matching game helps kids understand immigration.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2011)
Jurassic Park: The Game Game Poster Image
age 14+
Disappointing dino adventure has blood and scares.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows, Mac
(2011)
Monkey Tales: The Valley of the Jackal Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Exciting adventure that incorporates 6th grade math.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)

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