Game Reviews

AGE
17
QUALITY
 
Dark, violent, morally ambiguous adventure game.
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Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Realistic-looking detective adventure has mature themes.
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Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This Nancy Drew mystery is a high point in a series that's already full of fantastic titles. It's got it all: a great story, challenging puzzles, and a terrific setting.
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Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Train dragons, learn science in top-notch MMO for kids.
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Platforms: Facebook, Google+, Mac, Windows, iPhone
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Great haunted house mystery with challenging puzzles.
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Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Clever cartoon platformer has some tedious elements.
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Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Exciting mystery teaches about physics and electricity.
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Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Compelling but gory adventure for mature mystery lovers.
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Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Hidden object game puts wacky spin on classic novels.
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Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Learn about ancient Egypt as you solve a mystery set in a lost tomb.
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Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Movie/book spin-off emphasizes survival and building.
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Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun Facebook role-playing romp with superhero combat.
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Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Cool animation teaching, but kids' art gets lost in shuffle.
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Platforms: LeapPad Explorer
(2011)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Simple movie game with likable hero, cartoonish violence.
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Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Windows
(2011)