Game Reviews

Offworld Trading Company Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Commerce trumps combat in unique strategy game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
1979 Revolution: Black Friday Game Poster Image
age 15+
LEARNING
Tense, captivating, violent, personal recreation of history.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Thrilling, violent end to the StarCraft II strategy series.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
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+
LEARNING
Oceanic expansion makes sci-fi world simulation even better.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Taken Charge Game Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Computer-skills adventure stalled by high difficulty, story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Card Hunter Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Cross-genre tactics game has Dungeons & Dragons charm.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Traverser Game Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Physics puzzler has great female hero but feels incomplete.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Infinifactory Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Tough engineering logic puzzler is mysterious and creepy.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Ark: Survival Evolved Game Poster Image
age 14+
LEARNING
Violent survival MMO tests skills against humans, dinos.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
Luna's Wandering Stars Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Gravity-powered astronomy game fun, teaches physics.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Windward Game Poster Image
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age 9+
LEARNING
Sandbox pirate game provides creative but repetitive play.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Sym Game Poster Image
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Sym
age 10+
LEARNING
Clever puzzler addresses social anxiety disorder.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Hero Generations Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Role-playing tale explores family, but weak plot falls flat.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Son of Nor Game Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Innovative puzzles, play limited by stale fights, glitches.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Sid Meier's Starships Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Accessible, action-heavy space strategy with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Pneuma: Breath of Life Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Vexing puzzler is safe for kids but could prove frustrating.
Platforms: Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
Gravity Ghost Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Beautiful puzzler explores life, death, and relationships.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
The Talos Principle Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
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+
LEARNING
Violent, bleak survival game has new look at horrors of war.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)

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