Game Reviews

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age 10+
 
LEARNING
Digital remake of brilliant board game best for Catan vets.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Informative history title is more text than game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Historical adventure explores prehistoric art and culture.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2010)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
First-person history adventure asks kids to choose sides.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Riveting sim where your choices decide fate of teen slave.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fab mystery lets you explore ancient Egyptian ruins.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Fab expansion to historical sim adds religion to the mix.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Bloody Revolutionary War adventure best for mature gamers.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2012)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Student-made game depicts dangers faced by escaping slaves.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Great haunted house mystery with challenging puzzles.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Compelling war strategy game combines brains with brawn.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Jeopardy-style trivia drills social studies facts.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Frustration-free hidden object adventure offers ample hints.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
An educational, emotional exploration of World War I.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 13+
 
Historic strategy title has violent battle, few innovations.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
age 10+
 
Slow, dull adventure with overly complex puzzles.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
age 18+
 
Fascinating, gory French Revolution epic intros co-op play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
age 18+
 
Historical action epic has violent combat, strong language.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
age 13+
 
Time-travelling fighter stuck in place by inconsistent play.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 16+
 
2-D platformer keeps fun but loses stealth for assassins.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)

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