Game Reviews

csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Beautiful adventure less a game than interactive poetry.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2012)
age 8+
LEARNING
Kids empowered to create own content in clever adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2014)
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Bring along some friends for spell-slinging fun.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
age 8+
LEARNING
Fun creative puzzler almost as good as original Vita game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Build an epic crossover story brick by (expensive) brick.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 11+
LEARNING
Brilliant puzzle game is challenging but deeply rewarding.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
age 8+
LEARNING
Excellent action romp tied to fun toy figures.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Dance to today's and yesterday's songs for fun and fitness.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun, kid-friendly action game tied to major cultural icons.
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Puzzle adventure with compelling themes, good conundrums.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun, imaginative adventure promotes independent thinking.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 10+
LEARNING
Learn what it means to be human in quirky adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2013)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Super fun, creative Tolkien/Lego mashup promotes teamwork.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 12+
LEARNING
Creative, social racer lets kids learn from fun, risky ride.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Original, accessible, fun RPG stars lots of strong females.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 13+
LEARNING
An educational, emotional exploration of World War I.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 15+
LEARNING
Dictator simulation imposes violence; lots of strategy.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, iPhone
(2014)
csm_game
age 9+
LEARNING
Deep, detailed baseball game among best for sports fans.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Inventive and challenging puzzler has quirky humor.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2014)
age 8+
LEARNING
Provocative third-person adventure fights bigotry, hatred.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)

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