Game Reviews

csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun happy-"ghost"-lucky game helps kids deal with emotions.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 8+
LEARNING
Cute, accessible home-design sim in popular series.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 6+
LEARNING
Extraordinarily fun game-maker for kids of all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
age 10+
LEARNING
Pocket-size bots pack a powerful, and personal, punch.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
age 3+
LEARNING
Popular pups teach math along with community responsibility.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2015)
age 5+
LEARNING
Sewer mazes, Mouser traps make learning math fun.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2015)
age 4+
LEARNING
More story, integrated math would keep this off thin ice.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2015)
age 4+
LEARNING
Creative, unique building play limited by imprecise tools.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2015)
age 3+
LEARNING
Truck-themed racer focuses on physics for preschoolers.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Cross-genre tactics game has Dungeons & Dragons charm.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Tough engineering logic puzzler is mysterious and creepy.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Colorful, quirky golf puzzler has dark story, iffy controls.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Roller coaster sim has thrills; controls full of bumps.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
LEARNING
Early math game limited by age requirements, ads, lag.
Platforms: Facebook
(2015)
age 4+
LEARNING
Mermaid math is cute and fun but not magical.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2014)
age 6+
LEARNING
Learning adventure has Turtles, math, vocab but no focus.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2014)
csm_game
age 9+
LEARNING
Cute graphics lessen violence in puzzle-solving game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 14+
LEARNING
Complex tower defense game lacks tutorial, online players.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 12+
LEARNING
Trading-card game deals digital fantasy fun.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
age 2+
LEARNING
Vehicle mini-games give letter, number learning a new spin.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2014)

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