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Gone Home

Compelling narrative game fosters empathy, self-reflection

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
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Not yet reviewed

Grades

9–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Linux, Mac, Windows

Political Animals

Charming political campaign sim mixes data analysis and civics

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Not yet reviewed

Grades

8–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Linux, Mac, Windows

Minecraft

Spiraling sandbox of adventure and creation gets kids to dig deep

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Based on 4 reviews

Grades

3–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Linux, Mac, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PS Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch

Papo & Yo

Powerful tale of alcoholism uses puzzles and metaphor to build empathy

Learning Rating
Community Rating
Not yet reviewed

Grades

6–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows

Hack 'n' Slash

Zelda-inspired puzzler lets players peek behind the code curtain

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Community Rating
Not yet reviewed

Grades

6–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Linux, Mac, Windows

Planet Mechanic

Mini-solar system sandbox lets kids play with planets

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Not yet reviewed

Grades

6–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Linux, Mac, Windows, Web

Motion Force

Thrilling projectile puzzle game features solid physics principles

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Not yet reviewed

Grades

5–10

Price

Paid

Platforms

Linux, Mac, Windows

Surviving Mars

Colonizing Mars is in our future, but why wait?

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Not yet reviewed

Grades

7–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Linux, Mac, Windows

Niche - a genetics survival game

Immersive genetics sim puts evolution in students' hands

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Not yet reviewed

Grades

7–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Linux, Mac, Windows

Radio General

WWII game has layers of learning, novel voice-based controls

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Not yet reviewed

Grades

7–12

Price

Paid

Platforms

Linux, Windows

Mayan Mysteries

Captivating archaeology adventure about ancient Mayan culture

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Based on 5 reviews

Grades

4–9

Price

Free

Platforms

Linux, Mac, Windows

The Republia Times

Unassuming editorial sim elegantly exposes the business of bias

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Based on 3 reviews

Grades

9–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Linux, Mac, Windows, Web

Kerbal Space Program

Design and launch a rocket into space in realistic astrophysics sim

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Based on 4 reviews

Grades

9–12

Price

Free to try, Paid

Platforms

Linux, Mac, Windows

Dragon Breeder

Genetics gem helps students perfect their Punnett square smarts

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Based on 5 reviews

Grades

7–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Linux, Mac, Windows, Web

Represent Me!

Quick dip into the civic responsibilities of elected officials

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Based on 4 reviews

Grades

7–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Linux, Mac, Windows, Web