Game Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Tech-focused sci-fi puzzler challenges, makes players think.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Super creative storytelling game; some online safety issues.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Violent, bleak survival game has new look at horrors of war.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Cunning puzzler delivers beauty, challenge, and peace.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Very challenging survival simulation has moderate violence.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Bloody co-op indie RPG is ambitious, raises tough questions.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Defeat enemies with your newly learned programming skills.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(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
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun online adventure with mild safety and spending concerns.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fabulous Agatha Christie-style mystery for teens and up.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Train dragons, learn science in top-notch MMO for kids.
csm_game
Platforms: Facebook, Google+, Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
"Stellar" sci-fi strategy expansion wows fans of the series.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This fantastic expansion to the top-rated Civilization V game adds religion into the historic mix.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
The ecosystem of a tree serves as the background for this highly imaginative world in which clicking reveals wondrous surprises.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Rocket-building sim helps determined kids reach the stars.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(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)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Extremely challenging puzzler best suited for older kids.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Historical adventure explores prehistoric art and culture.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
For kids interested in game design, this is a great way to jump in.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)

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