Game Reviews

csm_game
age 13+
 
LEARNING
City building game focuses on green communities.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Molecular puzzler is smart but a bit bland.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Plant-shop sim slyly gets kids to learn and apply genetics.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Puzzler provides accessible entry into chemical equations.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 15+
 
LEARNING
Combat-heavy sci-fi war game with violence but no gore.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2013)
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Expansion to a violent and mature strategy sci-fi game.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2013)
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Environmental-issues sim teaches real-world solutions.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Virtual planetarium takes kids on a tour of the universe.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Fun fantasy strategy game for kids is combat-heavy.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Sharp forecasting game shows how weather patterns work.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Brief science sim lets kids play with a planet's properties.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Mediocre sci-fi shooter doesn't do much for the series.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
csm_game
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Clever game elegantly fuses puzzles with chemistry.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Brilliant expansion makes Civ V more edifying than ever.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 18+
 
LEARNING
Intriguing sci-fi game has sex, violence, and profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Kids learn environmental consciousness in this MMOG.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Deep science game teaches cell functionality via immersion.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Six fun games turn cancer treatment into a winnable battle.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
csm_game
age 14+
 
LEARNING
So-so sci-fi shooter based on rebooted movie series.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2013)

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