Game Reviews

AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Fun multiplayer adventure fuses action, puzzles, combat.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Tech-focused sci-fi puzzler challenges, makes players think.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Dated but still solid puzzle-filled adventure.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Violent, beautiful Native tale with young, strong heroine.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun life simulator lets kids experiment with careers.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Great strategy game builds alien worlds; some safety issues.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Throwback arcade shooter fun but has weak story, visuals.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Fascinating adventure only held back by some hard puzzles.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Slow, dull adventure with overly complex puzzles.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Charming fantasy platformer is more fun with a friend.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Very challenging survival simulation has moderate violence.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Gardening sim is cute but doesn't dig deep enough.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Confusing, dull adventure wastes sleuth's detective skills.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
Editors' pick
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Smart, independent female characters take the lead in this beautiful RPG that's fun for girls, boys, and grown-ups.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun puzzler with challenging conundrums, super role models.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
AGE
17
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Enhanced version of mature, violent adventure game.
csm_game
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
Editors' pick
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This indie game is a product of a successful Kickstarter campaign, and it shines for its clever story, interesting characters, and beautiful scenes. 
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Diving game aims to teach but runs out of air.
csm_game
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
City building game focuses on green communities.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Molecular puzzler is smart but a bit bland.
csm_game
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)

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