Game Reviews

Infinifactory Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Tough engineering logic puzzler is mysterious and creepy.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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Vertiginous Golf Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Colorful, quirky golf puzzler has dark story, iffy controls.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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TRI: Of Friendship and Madness Game Poster Image
age 8+
Cunning puzzler delivers beauty, challenge, and peace.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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SimCity Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Exciting but technically flawed city-building simulation.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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The Testament of Sherlock Holmes Game Poster Image
age 18+
Compelling but gory adventure for mature mystery lovers.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Sid Meier's Civilization V: Gods & Kings Game Poster Image
age 11+
Fab expansion to historical sim adds religion to the mix.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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Portal 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Inventive and enjoyable spatial puzzler with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Minecraft Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Sandbox-style game with open online play fosters creativity.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2011)
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SpaceChem Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Extremely challenging puzzler best suited for older kids.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2011)
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Echo: Secret of the Lost Cavern Game Poster Image
age 12+
Historical adventure explores prehistoric art and culture.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
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Sid Meier's Civilization V Game Poster Image
age 11+
Excellent strategy game is educational and accessible.
Platforms: Windows
(2010)
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Gamestar Mechanic Game Poster Image
age 10+
Grand adventure teaches you to design your own games.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
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Max and the Magic Marker Game Poster Image
age 7+
Great physics game with cute story, requires steady hand.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2010)
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Algodoo Game Poster Image
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age 10+
2-D physics sandbox fosters awesome inventions.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2009)
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Kodu Game Lab Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Innovative game creator is powerful but hard to learn.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
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Wizard 101 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Magical adventure where kids learn to become wizards.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
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