Excerpt: Universe Sandbox can be used as an incredibly powerful teaching tool, but as a game the simulation falls short. Sandbox has a laundry list of features, however for the average player, most will go unnoticed.
Space sandbox turns our solar system into a playground.
Common Sense Media
19 February 2012
Summary: Parents need to know that Universe Sandbox is not necessarily a game. It's more a sophisticated visualization and simulation tool that helps players understand astronomy and astrophysics by letting them manipulate planetary and stellar objects in a variety of ways.
Excerpt: Universe Sandbox Review Publisher: Giant Army Platform: PC Exclusive UK Price (as reviewed): £6.99 (inc VAT) US Price (as reviewed): $9.99 (ex tax) Universe Sandbox isn’t a game per se; there are no bosses, aims or levels, merely an accurate model of astronomical bodies for you to fiddle with.