Game Reviews

1979 Revolution: Black Friday Game Poster Image
age 15+
LEARNING
Tense, captivating, violent, personal recreation of history.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Unravel Game Poster Image
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age 9+
LEARNING
Poetic platformer with themes of family, friends, aging.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
The Witness Game Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
Brilliant puzzle game is challenging but deeply rewarding.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Tharsis Game Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Challenging, complex survival dice game is hard but fun.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Pathologic Classic HD Game Poster Image
age 14+
LEARNING
Morally ambiguous dialogue adventure tough yet engrossing.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
World of Warships Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Strategic naval war game promotes teamwork, competition.
Platforms: 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)
Sym Game Poster Image
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Sym
age 10+
LEARNING
Clever puzzler addresses social anxiety disorder.
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)
Gurumin: A Monstrous Adventure Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Well-tuned adventure has charming characters and fun combat.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
Ori and the Blind Forest Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Brilliant, beautiful platform adventure with a lovable hero.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, 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)
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)
A Bird Story Game Poster Image
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age 7+
LEARNING
Short but emotionally powerful story told without words.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
The Sims 4 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Complex, realistic life simulator includes sexuality, death.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Unrest Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Choices come with consequences in pensive, story-driven RPG.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Valiant Hearts: The Great War Game Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
An educational, emotional exploration of World War I.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
CodeCombat Game Poster Image
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age 14+
LEARNING
Defeat enemies with your newly learned programming skills.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Transistor Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Cryptic story hinders cyberpunk RPG.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2014)

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