Game Reviews

Editors' pick
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This indie game is a product of a successful Kickstarter campaign, and it shines for its clever story, interesting characters, and beautiful scenes. 
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
Editors' pick
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This terrific city-simulation game teaches kids about pollution and the environment and empowers them to come up with smart solutions. 
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This Nancy Drew mystery is a high point in a series that's already full of fantastic titles. It's got it all: a great story, challenging puzzles, and a terrific setting.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This clever game teaches kids about cancer and its treatments by putting the information inside six engaging games.
csm_game
Platforms: 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)
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
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
Learn about ancient Egypt as you solve a mystery set in a lost tomb.
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)
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)
Editors' pick
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This computer game makes practicing 6th grade math fun.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Dragons, princesses, and math make this game a hoot to play.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
With vampires inside old castles, kids practice math by playing an exciting adventure.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Using 4th grade math facts is the key to winning this exciting adventure game.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Playing this exciting adventure has the added benefit of helping kids review 3rd Grade math.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Clever word game with added strategy of using letters that will earn you panda bears.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Beautiful storybook adventure game incorporates puzzles and brainteasers.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Highly original and funky, this MMO is quirky fun at its best.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun characters and exciting mini-games make learning about the brain child's play.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
Editors' pick
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Given the time required and the positive learning benefit this game offers, this free science game is a no brainer.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)

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