Kids' Video Games from 2019

Video gaming is rising in popularity for kids of all ages. But with so many violent or mature games on the market, finding things that are both fun and age appropriate can be a struggle. But despite that, there are still tons of excellent games that come out every year, and 2019 was no different. Popular franchises like Pokémon, Zelda, and Mario all saw new releases in 2019. Whether your family has a Nintendo Switch, an Xbox, a PlayStation, or a mobile device, use this list to revisit some excellent older games. And for the newest games out there for kids, head to our list of New Kids' Video Games 2020

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The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening Game Poster Image
Great action remake will appeal to multiple generations.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
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Sayonara Wild Hearts Game Poster Image
Fun, stylistic journey to save universe and a broken heart.
Platforms: Apple Arcade, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
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Unleash the Light Game Poster Image
Tale based on TV show shares values of kindness, friendship.
Platforms: Apple Arcade
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Ultimate Rivals: The Rink Game Poster Image
Fantasy hockey game has real-world teams, leagues, players.
Platforms: Apple Arcade
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Arise: A Simple Story Game Poster Image
Touching poetic adventure explores time, age, and death.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Cat Quest II Game Poster Image
Simple, fun game has positive message about cooperation.
Platforms: Apple Arcade, Windows
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Sparklite Game Poster Image
Retro adventure is a fresh mix of nostalgia and challenge.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Dread Nautical Game Poster Image
Turn-based action game with some violence, touch choices.
Platforms: Apple Arcade, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
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Yaga Game Poster Image
Short, folksy fantasy tale with mild combat, player choice.
Platforms: Apple Arcade, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Fishing Star World Tour Game Poster Image
Casual fishing catches players hook, line, and sinker.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
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Superliminal Game Poster Image
Escaping this lucid dream means thinking outside the box.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Pokémon Sword/Shield Game Poster Image
Easily accessible adventure for series newcomers and vets.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
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Bee Simulator Game Poster Image
Take flight and "bee" what the hive is buzzing about.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Disney Tsum Tsum Festival Game Poster Image
Arcade mini-game collection is best left to little kids.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
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Harvest Moon: Mad Dash Game Poster Image
Solo/co-op puzzler emphasizes speed over strategy.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
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Vectronom Game Poster Image
Addictive puzzle platformer moves to its own techno beat.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, Windows
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Just Dance 2020 Game Poster Image
Great for dancing, socializing -- but some mature lyrics.
Platforms: Google Stadia, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
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The Jackbox Party Pack 6 Game Poster Image
Party game promotes social play but has some mature themes.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Lego Brawls Game Poster Image
Entertaining fighting game in lighthearted Lego world.
Platforms: Apple Arcade
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Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King Game Poster Image
Old Disney games are fun for newcomers and nostalgia fans.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy - Deluxe Edition Game Poster Image
Puzzler with a great female protagonist, clever conundrums.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
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Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Game Poster Image
Gold medal performance from two video game icons.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
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Luigi's Mansion 3 Game Poster Image
Cartoonish haunted house game has a smart, brave hero.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Ice Age: Scrat's Nutty Adventure Game Poster Image
Scrat's latest adventure is strictly for his youngest fans.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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eFootball PES 2020 Game Poster Image
Feature-packed soccer sim delivers on-pitch fun.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD Game Poster Image
A little mini-game monkey business holds back HD remake.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
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Ring Fit Adventure Game Poster Image
Work up a sweat while saving the land in this fun adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
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Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair Game Poster Image
Clever bee adventure tale stings itself with average play.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Concrete Genie Game Poster Image
Great anti-bullying game swaps fighting for art.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
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Destiny Connect: Tick-Tock Travelers Game Poster Image
Friendly time travel-tale is light-hearted but text-heavy.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
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Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville Game Poster Image
Cartoon shooter is loaded with fast-paced, bloodless combat.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Untitled Goose Game Game Poster Image
Don't let your goose get cooked in feathered fun puzzler.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, Windows
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BurgerTime Party! Game Poster Image
Updated arcade classic is a well-done recipe for fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
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Crying Suns Game Poster Image
Decent space action gets lost with limited instructions.
Platforms: Windows
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Grid (2019) Game Poster Image
Slightly shallow racer still delivers fun track events.
Platforms: Google Stadia, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Oceanhorn 2: Knights of the Lost Realm Game Poster Image
Mobile tale with mild fantasy violence, simple morality.
Platforms: Apple Arcade
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Star Wars Pinball Game Poster Image
Arcade game collection fun for Star Wars, pinball fans.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
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Hot Lava Game Poster Image
Imaginative parkour adventure with mild violence.
Platforms: Apple Arcade, Windows
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Puzzle Quest: The Legend Returns Game Poster Image
Amusing tactical puzzle game with implied fantasy violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Shinsekai: Into the Depths Game Poster Image
Underwater apocalypse adventure has a resourceful hero.
Platforms: Apple Arcade, Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince Game Poster Image
Gorgeous, brain-teasing fantasy teamwork adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Assemble with Care Game Poster Image
Heart-warming tale blended with fun gameplay.
Platforms: Apple Arcade
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Card of Darkness Game Poster Image
Fun card game starts to become bland over time.
Platforms: Apple Arcade
(2019)
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Grindstone Game Poster Image
Wonderfully entertaining, visceral match-three game.
Platforms: Apple Arcade
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Rayman Mini Game Poster Image
Beautiful runner challenges players to perfect each stage.
Platforms: Apple Arcade
(2019)
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Skate City Game Poster Image
Simple skating game is easy to learn, challenging to master.
Platforms: Apple Arcade
(2019)
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Agent A: A Puzzle in Disguise Game Poster Image
Cheesy retro spy puzzler is a short but fun challenge.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Creature in the Well Game Poster Image
Sci-fi dungeon crawling with a unique pinball twist.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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FIFA 20 Game Poster Image
The streets meet the pitch in the latest soccer sim chapter.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Super Kirby Clash Game Poster Image
Team-based freemium game lures kids to spend real money.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
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Assassin's Creed Odyssey – Discovery Tour: Ancient Greece Game Poster Image
Education-focused historical tours without mature content.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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NBA 2K20 Game Poster Image
Basketball sim gets new content, but tech issues limit fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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NHL 20 Game Poster Image
Excellent hockey game takes to ice with vast improvements.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2019)
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WRC 8 FIA World Rally Championship Game Poster Image
All-ages racing game made for serious motorsport fans.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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MXGP 2019: The Official Motocross Video Game Game Poster Image
New motocross game tests racing skill on global tracks.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Knights and Bikes Game Poster Image
Colorful co-op trip through a child's imagination.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows
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Mable & the Wood Game Poster Image
Shapeshifting adventure can't quite hold its form together.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Switch, Windows, Xbox One
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Subdivision Infinity DX Game Poster Image
Space shooter with likable but sometimes reckless hero.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Five Nights at Freddy's VR: Help Wanted Game Poster Image
Classic survival horror franchise jump-scares to VR.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR
(2019)
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Nowhere Prophet Game Poster Image
Challenging, complex strategy game in a war-torn wasteland.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
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RAD Game Poster Image
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Tough post-apocalypse action game with a bit of blood.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Crystar Game Poster Image
Tale explores death through adventure in purgatory.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
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Madden NFL 20 Game Poster Image
Superstars stand out in focused, dynamic on-field play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Astro Bears Game Poster Image
Bears in space need friends to reach their full potential.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
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Growtopia Game Poster Image
2D online crafting game tempts kids to spend lots of money.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Dragon Quest Builders 2 Game Poster Image
Terrific building game with positive messages and teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
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Forza Horizon 4 Lego Speed Champions Game Poster Image
Fun, cartoonish add-on to an already solid racing game.
Platforms: Xbox One
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Etherborn Game Poster Image
Artistic adventure can be disorienting and repetitive.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Super Mario Maker 2 Game Poster Image
Fun, accessible editing tools expose kids to game design.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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F1 2019 Game Poster Image
Challenging racing sim burns up tracks with realistic play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Cadence of Hyrule Game Poster Image
Link, Zelda dance to the rescue in music adventure mashup.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
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Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Game Poster Image
All-ages arcade kart-racing game makes a solid comeback.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2019)
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Faeria Game Poster Image
Fun strategy blends a living board game and card collection.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Outer Wilds Game Poster Image
Learn from your mistakes in time-twisted sci-fi adventure.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
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MotoGP 19 Game Poster Image
Deep, challenging realistic racer tests your driving skills.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Beat Saber Game Poster Image
Amazing VR music game moves to its own neon-fueled groove.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR
(2018)
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Lapis x Labyrinth Game Poster Image
Stacking battle tactics gives clever twist to action tale.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
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Vambrace: Cold Soul Game Poster Image
Tough side-scrolling tale has some fantasy violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
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Team Sonic Racing Game Poster Image
Team-focused kart racer promotes friendly social play.
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Slay the Spire Game Poster Image
Card game/adventure hybrid brings the best of both worlds.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
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Everybody's Golf VR Game Poster Image
Fun-to-play golf scores hole in one with VR debut.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2019)
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Swag and Sorcery Game Poster Image
Cheesy, tongue-in-cheek tale that's light on adventure.
Platforms: Windows
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Forager Game Poster Image
Repetitive resource gathering that's hard to put down.
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Puyo Puyo Champions Game Poster Image
Family-friendly puzzler encourages social play.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
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Out There: Ω the Alliance Game Poster Image
Tricky space tale boldly explores fun in galaxy far away.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
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BoxBoy! + BoxGirl! Game Poster Image
Think outside the box with this charming, fun puzzler.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
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UglyDolls: An Imperfect Adventure Game Poster Image
Colorful adventure for young kids is simple, repetitive.
Platforms: Windows
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Jupiter & Mars Game Poster Image
Sea exploration adventure with ocean conservation theme.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
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Heaven's Vault Game Poster Image
Non-violent sci-fi puzzle adventure with strong female lead.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
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Neo Atlas 1469 Game Poster Image
16th century exploration sim uncovers new world of strategy.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
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Nintendo Labo Toy-Con VR Kit Game Poster Image
Cardboard crafting meets fun virtual reality experiences.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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MLB The Show 19 Game Poster Image
This sim is a grand slam of baseball fun for all players.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
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Pitfall Planet Game Poster Image
Clever cooperative puzzle game for all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
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Final Fantasy VII Game Poster Image
Classic adventure enhanced for newcomers and on-the-go play.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
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Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon Every Buddy! Game Poster Image
Adorable but difficult tale might ruffle a few feathers.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
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American Ninja Warrior Challenge Game Poster Image
Show-inspired arcade game is fun for "Ninja Warrior" fans.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
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Nelke and the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World Game Poster Image
Lighthearted town builder almost plays itself.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
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Yoshi's Crafted World Game Poster Image
Beautiful, creative cartoon adventure with low difficulty.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Lego Marvel Collection Game Poster Image
"Marvel"-ous collection of amusing, funny superhero action.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
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Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn Game Poster Image
Revamped adventure is fun for all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
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Dirt Rally 2.0 Game Poster Image
Realistic rally racer embraces losing, cheers perseverance.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Pode Game Poster Image
Beautiful co-op tale of friendship and teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2018)
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The Lego Movie 2 Videogame Game Poster Image
Everything is awesome in this master building movie tie-in.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove! Game Poster Image
Funky fueled reboot that's a little more fad than fresh.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Youtubers Life OMG Game Poster Image
Fun sim shows what it takes to become an online star.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Tetris 99 Game Poster Image
Terrific battle royale-style block stacker is habit forming.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Pikuniku Game Poster Image
Short, cute puzzle adventure with positive themes.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2019)
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DreamWorks Dragons Dawn of New Riders Game Poster Image
Fun but shallow adventure tied to the "Dragons" movies.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Artifact Game Poster Image
Fun but pricey hybrid blends cards and strategy elements.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2018)
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Wargroove Game Poster Image
Creativity, compelling play mark fantastic indie strategy.
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Sid Meier's Civilization VI: Gathering Storm Game Poster Image
Major expansion improves already fantastic world simulator.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2019)
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Yo-Kai Watch 3 Game Poster Image
Improved Yo-Kai Watch tale is the biggest and best yet.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2019)
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The Liar Princess and the Blind Prince Game Poster Image
Bittersweet, engrossing fairy tale, but puzzles can annoy.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2019)
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Kingdom Hearts III Game Poster Image
Cartoon tale has good messages but loads of commercialism.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2019)
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Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom Game Poster Image
Amusing, colorful adventure is great for kids of all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
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Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy Game Poster Image
Clever gaming relic shambles, stumbles with tech issues.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
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Jon Shafer's At the Gates Game Poster Image
Average strategy game focuses on Roman and tribal warfare.
Platforms: Windows
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Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey Game Poster Image
Remake has mild combat, fresh graphics, bonus campaign.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
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New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe Game Poster Image
Mario & friends bring fast-paced Wii U classics to Switch.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Vane Game Poster Image
Poetic puzzle game explores themes of transformation.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2019)
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Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown Game Poster Image
Take to the skies in challenging, fun aerial combat game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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