Discovery Tour by Assassin's Creed: Ancient Egypt
Popular game's education mode offers stunning view of ancient world
[Great Sound, Graphics Draw Kids Into Disaster Sim]
Pros: Thanks to a multimillion-dollar budget, this game is polished and detailed in a way few -- if any -- educational games are.
Cons: The censoring of nude statues is both bizarre and historically inaccurate.
Bottom Line: This game is an absorbing experience that offers students a unique, living and breathing view of ancient Egyptian art, life, and culture.
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