Game Reviews

Hearts of Iron IV Game Poster Image
age 12+
Highly detailed, frustratingly complex look at WWII.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
Kathy Rain Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Fun, cheeky adventure heavy on puzzles, mid-'90s atmosphere.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
1979 Revolution: Black Friday Game Poster Image
age 15+
Tense, captivating, violent, personal recreation of history.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Day of the Tentacle Remastered Game Poster Image
age 13+
Wacky adventure has cartoonish violence, annoying puzzles.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Plague Inc: Evolved Game Poster Image
age 12+
Spread a virus, kill the human race in this strategy game.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Cross of the Dutchman Game Poster Image
age 14+
Brief brawler with historic, cultural twist, mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Hidden Expedition Smithsonian: Hope Diamond Game Poster Image
age 10+
Frustration-free hidden object adventure offers ample hints.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
Social Studies Quiz Game Show Game Poster Image
age 9+
Jeopardy-style trivia drills social studies facts.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
Mission US: A Cheyenne Odyssey Game Poster Image
age 10+
History adventure challenges kids to make difficult choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
Nancy Drew: Ghost of Thornton Hall Game Poster Image
age 10+
Great haunted house mystery with challenging puzzles.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
The Underground Railroad: In the Ohio River Valley Game Poster Image
age 9+
Student-made game depicts dangers faced by escaping slaves.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
Sid Meier's Civilization V: Gods & Kings Game Poster Image
age 11+
Fab expansion to historical sim adds religion to the mix.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
Nancy Drew: Tomb of the Lost Queen Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fab mystery lets you explore ancient Egyptian ruins.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
Mission US: Flight to Freedom Game Poster Image
age 10+
Riveting sim where your choices decide fate of teen slave.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
Mission US: For Crown or Colony? Game Poster Image
age 10+
First-person history adventure asks kids to choose sides.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
Echo: Secret of the Lost Cavern Game Poster Image
age 12+
Historical adventure explores prehistoric art and culture.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
A Sailor's Life for Me Game Poster Image
age 7+
Informative history title is more text than game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
Play Catan Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Digital remake of brilliant board game best for Catan vets.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)