Game Reviews

csm_game
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Tough engineering logic puzzler is mysterious and creepy.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun, commercialized movie game takes kids on dino adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Colorful, quirky golf puzzler has dark story, iffy controls.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Gravity-powered astronomy game fun, teaches physics.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Authentic track racer requires precise driving skills.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Accessible, uninspired pool is a scratch in the side pocket.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2015)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Innovative puzzles, play limited by stale fights, glitches.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, 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 8+
 
LEARNING
Beautiful puzzler explores life, death, and relationships.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Diving game aims to teach but runs out of air.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Kids empowered to create own content in clever adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2014)
csm_game
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Short but emotionally powerful story told without words.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Challenging motorcycle racer is realistic but lacks depth.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Great strategy game builds alien worlds; some safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Updated game doesn't add much but still gets you moving.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
csm_game
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Creative vehicle builder a bit rough around the edges.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Very challenging survival simulation has moderate violence.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
csm_game
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Family-friendly soccer sim with advanced graphics, physics.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Movie-based games amuse; light on learning content, fun.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2014)
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Superhero science-tech adventure really soars.
Platforms: InnoTab, InnoTab 2
(2014)

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