Game Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Tech-focused sci-fi puzzler challenges, makes players think.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
Historical action epic has violent combat, strong language.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Great strategy game builds alien worlds; some safety issues.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Throwback arcade shooter fun but has weak story, visuals.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun, team-oriented Lego brick battler has pressure to buy.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Very challenging survival simulation has moderate violence.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Confusing, dull adventure wastes sleuth's detective skills.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Enhanced version of mature, violent adventure game.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Diving game aims to teach but runs out of air.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
City building game focuses on green communities.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Molecular puzzler is smart but a bit bland.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Plant-shop sim slyly gets kids to learn and apply genetics.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Puzzler provides accessible entry into chemical equations.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Combat-heavy sci-fi war game with violence but no gore.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2013)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Expansion to a violent and mature strategy sci-fi game.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This terrific city-simulation game teaches kids about pollution and the environment and empowers them to come up with smart solutions. 
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Virtual planetarium takes kids on a tour of the universe.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Rich, epic, historical action game with very mature themes.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun fantasy strategy game for kids is combat-heavy.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Sharp forecasting game shows how weather patterns work.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)

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