Game Reviews

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Thrilling, violent end to the StarCraft II strategy series.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
Ark: Survival Evolved Game Poster Image
age 14+
LEARNING
Violent survival MMO tests skills against humans, dinos.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
Sid Meier's Starships Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Accessible, action-heavy space strategy with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
ScreamRide Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Roller coaster sim has thrills; controls full of bumps.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
The Talos Principle Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Tech-focused sci-fi puzzler challenges, makes players think.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
The Long Dark Game Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Very challenging survival simulation has moderate violence.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Gardening Mama 2: Forest Friends Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Gardening sim is cute but doesn't dig deep enough.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
Warframe Game Poster Image
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age 15+
LEARNING
Combat-heavy sci-fi war game with violence but no gore.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2013)
Lego Friends Game Poster Image
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age 6+
LEARNING
Girl-focused Lego game filled with fun, safe activities.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
Scribblenauts Unmasked - A DC Comics Adventure Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Imaginative puzzling fuses with comic book characters.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2013)
The Last of Us Game Poster Image
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age 18+
LEARNING
Exceptional storytelling, but lots of violence, profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2013)
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Game Poster Image
age 14+
LEARNING
"Stellar" sci-fi strategy expansion wows fans of the series.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
SimCity Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Exciting but technically flawed city-building simulation.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
Dead Space 3 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
LEARNING
Bloody, gory sci-fi action sequel, now with co-op support.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2013)
VTech InnoTab Software - Brave Game Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Learning game based on movie has archery target shooting.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2012)
Endless Space Game Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Tough, fresh strategy game is like Civilization in space.
Platforms: Windows
(2012)
Quantum Conundrum Game Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Fun first-person puzzler combines physics with brainteasers.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
Sid Meier's Civilization V: Gods & Kings Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Fab expansion to historical sim adds religion to the mix.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
Algodoo Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
2-D physics sandbox fosters awesome inventions.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2009)
Snapshot Adventures: Secret of Bird Island Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
An intriguing mystery facilitates in-depth bird watching
Platforms: Windows
(2007)