Game Reviews

Snapshot Adventures: Secret of Bird Island Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
An intriguing mystery facilitates in-depth bird watching
Platforms: Windows
(2007)
Professor Layton and the Curious Village Game Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Solve brainteasers to get clues to crack mystery.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2008)
Audiosurf Game Poster Image
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age 9+
LEARNING
Trippy arcade game uses player's own music collection.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
Wizard 101 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Magical MMO where kids learn to become wizards.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
Spore Game Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
This exceptional evolution sim is a masterpiece.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2008)
World of Goo Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Brilliant physics-based puzzler turns player into engineer.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Wii, Windows
(2008)
Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts Game Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Imaginative adventure game lets players build vehicles.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2008)
Crayon Physics Deluxe Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Innovative game combines physics puzzles and drawing.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2009)
Auditorium: The Online Experience Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Intriguing indie game combines music with puzzle-solving.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2009)
Kodu Game Lab Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Innovative game creator is powerful but hard to learn.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360
(2009)
Algodoo Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
2-D physics sandbox fosters awesome inventions.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2009)
ItzaZoo Game Poster Image
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age 4+
LEARNING
Exciting learn-to-read game incorporates your drawings.
Platforms: Windows
(2009)
Style Savvy Game Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
In-depth fashion game is also a good business simulation.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Style Lab: Jewelry Design Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Jewelry sim stimulates creativity with thousands of designs.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
Imagine Artist Game Poster Image
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age 7+
LEARNING
Excellent art sim lets players' creative sides flourish.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Lifeboat to Mars Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Free online ecosystem game makes learning biology fun.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
Imagine Reporter Game Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Simple but charming game for girls lets them play reporter.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
The Daring Game for Girls Game Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Great girl-power messages, lots of variety and fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Max and the Magic Marker Game Poster Image
age 7+
LEARNING
Great physics game with cute story, requires steady hand.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Windows, Mac
(2010)
Branches of Power Game Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Creative simulation teaches kids the legislative process.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2010)

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