All Reviews

Counterfeit Cat TV Poster Image
age 7+
Funny buddy comedy has mischief, feline-flavored humor.
Network: Disney XD
(2016)
Galactic Hot Dogs, Book 1: Cosmoe's Wiener Getaway Book Poster Image
age 8+
Breathlessly busy space adventure is giddy fun.
By Max Brallier
(2016)
Metroid Prime: Federation Force Game Poster Image
age 14+
Fun, flawed co-op shooter has tame alien-focused violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
Ratchet & Clank Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Video game-based sci-fi adventure is fun but forgettable.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Phantaruk Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Bland sci-fi horror gory; dull gameplay underwhelms.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Home: Adventures with Tip and Oh TV Poster Image
age 6+
Movie follow-up continues sweet, family-centric messages.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
No Man's Sky Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Sci-fi tale spans vast galaxy with virtually endless play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Starbound Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Sandbox adventure is fun, gratifying, but has odd controls.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2016)
Learning to Swear in America Book Poster Image
age 14+
Engaging blend of romance, sci-fi, and culture clash.
By Katie Kennedy
(2016)
Flying, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Cheerleader battles aliens in breezy action comedy.
By Carrie Jones
(2016)
Mutant Mudds Super Challenge Game Poster Image
age 10+
Challenging retro love letter entertains but lacks depth.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, Windows
(2016)
Headlander Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Sci-fi action pushes exploration but has flawed controls.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
 
Star Trek Beyond Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Violent but exciting adventure honors teamwork, diversity.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Lifeless Planet: Premiere Edition Game Poster Image
age 12+
A sci-fi tale of mystery … and walking. Lots of walking.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
Boid Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun, fast, easy-to-play strategy requires fast thinking.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness Game Poster Image
age 13+
Despite fun battle sequences, this is a mediocre sci-fi RPG.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
Stranger Things TV Poster Image
age 14+
Dark "strange invader" drama will appeal to sci-fi fans.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Game Poster Image
age 10+
A fun, fun romp through a galaxy far, far away.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
Saving the Whole Wide World: Hilo, Book 2: Book Poster Image
age 8+
Alien robot fights alien invasion in fun page-turner.
By Judd Winick
(2016)
Hard Reset Redux Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Old-school bot shooter updated, but play still feels rusty.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)

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