LATEST REVIEWS and COMMENTARY

Journey - Review

Journey

Teaching Kids to be Good People; Progressive Parenting for the 21st Century  - Review

Teaching Kids to be Good People

Nancy Drew: The Deadly Device - Review

Nancy Drew: The Deadly Device

 Nancy Drew: Tomb of the Lost Queen  - Review

Nancy Drew: Tomb of the Lost Queen

Adam's Ventures Episode 3: Revelations - Review

Adam's Ventures Episode 3: Revelations

Legends of Atlantus: Exodus - Review

Legends of Atlantus: Exodus

Gray Matter - Review

Gray Matter

Hakuoki – Demon of the Fleeting Blossom  - Review

Hakuoki – Demon of the Fleeting Blossom

The Drama Queen Murder - Review

The Drama Queen Murder

Nikoli's Pencil Puzzle - Review

Nikoli's Pencil Puzzle

The Silver Lining Chapter 4 - Review

The Silver Lining Chapter 4

Girl with a heart of ... - Review

Girl with a heart of ...

Age of Enigma: Secret of the Sixth Ghost - Review

Age of Enigma: Secret of the Sixth Ghost

Blackwell Deception - Review

Blackwell Deception

Voodoo Chronicles: First Sight - Review

Voodoo Chronicles: First Sight

Non-violent Games

We have listed these non-violent games, which apply to both boys and girls, on our site gingamgames.com, and you can access the list and the accompanying reviews, which may be useful to you in chosing a gift for a child or grandchild by clicking on this link.


Peacemaker

I follow the events between Palestine and Israel hoping for peace. Often I have said. "Why don't they just…" Here comes an opportunity to play out your plans – and I discovered that peace making is complex and difficult.

This is a video game simulation about the core struggles and multiple perspectives in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ...continued


Why Play Games?

How many of you have traveled to the Myst kingdoms; played god and created a civilization that worships you; staked your acuity and stealth against those trying to eliminate you; raced souped up cars? All this and more are provided for you in the current game world. ...continued

Favorite Games

We've been playing games for many years and the games listed here have become our favorites. Many are older games and have not been surpassed either in game play or creativity. They are clearly worth playing or giving as gifts. Most are PC games, and they will play on older versions of Microsoft Windows. I keep a separate setup of Windows just to play these games if newer Windoes versions won't accomidate them. ...continued

Six Flavors of Violence

Of course the news about Manhunt 2 essentially being banned in England, Ireland, Germany and Australia and getting an AO rating by the ESRB, would give me another chance to rail about the violence in the game industry. The game, from the GTA publisher Take-Two, was banned because of "casual sadism". Casual Violence is not a category that ESRB has implemented yet, but it may just be a matter of time for that category to be needed. ...continued