Game Reviews

Editors' pick
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Kids solve a mystery by photographing birds and earning points for the best shots. Bird knowledge is the cool pay-off.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2007)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Accessible building sim both challenging and fun.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Wacky fairytale biz sim lets kids conjure riches.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2007)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This exceptional evolution sim is a masterpiece.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2008)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Online math game adjusts in difficulty as you play.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2009)
Editors' pick
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Physics? Child's play! Watch your drawings gain weight and mass, creating puzzles that teach the principles of physics.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2009)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Online learning game set in a big open world is a cut above.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2009)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Expanded version has great games and personalized workouts.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2009)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Excellent art sim lets players' creative sides flourish.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
Editors' pick
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Based on a popular book, this game promotes a you-go-girl message through fun and wholesome activities for young girls.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
Editors' pick
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Don't know much about biology? This free online game engages kids in the cool worlds of microbes and ecosystems.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Variety and fun in perfect preschool adventure.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Excellent strategy game is educational and accessible.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2010)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Thorough, fun lessons will genuinely help your art.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Exciting-yet-educational games in safe, social world.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun action RPG has mild violence and a memorable narrator.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Mature but lighthearted life sim with new social features.
csm_game
Platforms: Facebook
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun motion controls improve an already great creative game.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2011)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
While dark and violent, this superhero game is intriguing.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2011)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Bloody military shooter with disturbing cinematic moments.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii
(2011)

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