This is a list of the best educational games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated educational games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest educational games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these educational games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging educational games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new educational games.
This list includes LittleBigPlanet, Jeopardy! and more games.This list answers the questions, "What are the best educational games?" and "What is the greatest educational game game of all time?"
Treasure Cove! + Treasure Mountain!
Developer: Media MoleculeLittleBigPlanet, commonly abbreviated LBP, is a puzzle-platformer video game, based on user-generated content, for the PlayStation 3 first announced on 7 March 2007, by Phil Harrison at the 2007 Game... more
Developer: The Learning CompanySuper Solvers: Gizmos & Gadgets is an educational science computer game designed by The Learning Company. It is intended to teach children between the ages of 7 and 12 introductory mechanics, namely... more
Developer: The Learning CompanyThe ClueFinders 3rd Grade Adventures: The Mystery of Mathra is a computer game in The Learning Company's ClueFinders series where the ClueFinders save the Numerian rainforest and Dr. Horace... more
Developer: The Learning CompanyThe ClueFinders Math Adventures Ages 9–12: Mystery in the Himalayas is a computer game in The Learning Company's ClueFinders Series, where the ClueFinders try to recover stolen treasures in a small... more
Developer: Sierra EntertainmentThe Lost Mind of Dr. Brain is the third installment of the educational Dr. Brain series, created and published by Sierra Entertainment. As in the first two games, Lost Mind features science related... more
Developer: Mindscape Group, Radical EntertainmentMario's Time Machine is an educational video game originally released for MS-DOS and then for the Nintendo Entertainment System and Super Nintendo Entertainment System consoles. The Software... more
Developer: Mindscape Group, Radical Entertainment, Software Toolworks
Developer: The Learning CompanyThe ClueFinders Search and Solve Adventures is an educational computer game in The Learning Company's ClueFinders series that focuses on critical thinking skills. In the game, the ClueFinders must... more
Developer: Mindscape Group
The Magic School Bus Explores the Rainforest
Developer: Nintendo, Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & DevelopmentBig Brain Academy, known in Japan as Yawaraka Atama Juku, is a puzzle video game published and developed by Nintendo for the Nintendo DS handheld video game console. It was first released in Japan on... more
Developer: Sierra EntertainmentCastle of Dr. Brain is a video game of the educational genre released in 1991 by Sierra Online. It is a puzzle adventure game.... more
Developer: Sierra EntertainmentThe Island of Dr. Brain is the second game in the Dr. Brain series by Sierra Online. It was released in 1992 and was only available to play in DOS.... more
Magic School Bus Volcano Adventure
Developer: Mindscape Group
Pajama Sam's One-Stop Fun Shop2000
Developer: MECC, ManleyDinoPark Tycoon is an educational business simulation computer game released by MECC in 1993. A school version of the game was released for use in elementary schools. In the game, players run a theme... more
Star Wars: Yoda's Challenge - Activity Center
Disney's Math Quest with Aladdin1998
JumpStart Escape from Adventure Island2009