Game Reviews

age 12+
LEARNING
Wacky fairytale biz sim lets kids conjure riches.
Platforms: Windows
(2007)
age 7+
LEARNING
Exciting-yet-educational games in safe, social world.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
age 10+
LEARNING
Pretty game melds hidden object, adventure, and puzzle play.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2011)
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age 18+
Exciting sci-fi adventure with gore, sex, and profanity.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
age 6+
LEARNING
Adventure game challenges your knowledge of flora and fauna.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2012)
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age 10+
LEARNING
Fun and colorful strategy/puzzle game is a Wii U must-have.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
csm_game
age 12+
One of gaming's all-time greats gets a fresh coat of paint.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
Fun, spooky, puzzle-based clone adventure set in space.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2014)
age 11+
LEARNING
Great strategy game builds alien worlds; some safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Terrific strategic tower defense game has mild violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
age 18+
Violent sci-fi "greatest hits" bundle loaded with features.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 6+
Charming outing with robots tending intergalactic plants.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 18+
Violent, mature action game reboot updates, improves play.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
age 10+
LEARNING
Third take on creative/adventure title shines bright.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
LEARNING
Build an epic crossover story brick by (expensive) brick.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 11+
LEARNING
Oceanic expansion makes sci-fi world simulation even better.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 13+
Violent, addictive sci-fi shooter remains very engaging.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
age 13+
Game expansion with sci-fi violence has great storytelling.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 10+
Playful sci-fi romp through a galaxy far, far away.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
age 6+
Hodgepodge of physical Kinect games makes families giggle.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)

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