Game Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun, team-oriented Lego brick battler has pressure to buy.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fantasy war game is violent but promotes teamwork, strategy.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Dictator simulation imposes violence; lots of strategy.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, iPhone
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Super fun, creative Tolkien/Lego mashup promotes teamwork.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Jeopardy-style trivia drills social studies facts.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun online adventure with mild safety and spending concerns.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Limited story, forced purchases hamper kid-friendly MMO.
csm_game
Platforms: Facebook, Mac, Windows
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
With minimal physical character detail, this game is able to weave a deep and meaningful tale about friendship.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
"Stellar" sci-fi strategy expansion wows fans of the series.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
FEMA-sponsored game teaches about disaster preparedness.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Charming game models conflict resolution for young kids.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Gorgeous, nostalgic, but sadly frustrating Disney adventure.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Windows, Mac
(2012)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Excellent fantasy RPG is too bloody for younger players.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Econ becomes interesting when running interstellar company.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
New, cute panda-like race packs a punch into violent WoW.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
With five different princess adventures and great help built in, this is a perfect game to teach young girls how to play video games.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows, Mac
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Spectacular looking, this side-scrolling puzzler offers varied gameplay and the ability to play with friends.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Windows, Mac
(2011)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
TV-based sci-fi combat MMO is about blasting spaceships.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Inventive and enjoyable spatial puzzler with mild violence.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Sandbox-style game with open online play fosters creativity.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)

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