Game Reviews

csm_game
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Sandbox pirate game provides creative but repetitive play.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Well-tuned adventure has charming characters and fun combat.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Beautiful puzzler explores life, death, and relationships.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Diving game aims to teach but runs out of air.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Tech-focused sci-fi puzzler challenges, makes players think.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Super creative storytelling game; some online safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Cute graphics lessen violence in puzzle-solving game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Terrific game builder lets kids explore their imaginations.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Family-friendly soccer sim with advanced graphics, physics.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Charming, melodic, and genre-bending game for kids, adults.
Platforms: Facebook, PlayStation Vita, Windows, iPhone, iPod
(2014)
csm_game
age 15+
 
LEARNING
Colorful, fun yet violent, sexualized sci-fi fantasy world.
Platforms: Windows
(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 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 14+
 
LEARNING
Thought-provoking final chapter of ghostly retro adventure.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Comedic, cartoonish shooter should be OK for younger teens.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Thought-provoking game tackles plight of Mexican migrants.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Enhanced version of mature, violent adventure game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
csm_game
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Witty story with memorable characters and good message.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Great strategy game with rich fantasy mythology.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Mild cartoon violence aplenty in TV tie-in game.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)

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